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English Definitionto simplify
Simplified Script简化
Traditional Script簡化
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢˇ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaan2faa3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
jiǎnsimple; uncomplicated; letter; to choose; to select; bamboo strips used for writing (old)
huàto make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform; abbr. for 化学

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Words With Same Head Word    
简单jiǎndānsimple; not complicated
简直jiǎnzhísimply; at all; practically
简便jiǎnbiànsimple and convenient; handy
简称jiǎnchēngto be abbreviated to; abbreviation; short form
简体字jiǎntǐ zìsimplified Chinese character, as opposed to traditional Chinese character 繁体字
Words With Same Tail Word    
文化wénhuàculture; civilization; cultural
变化biànhuàchange; variation; to change; to vary
消化xiāohuàto digest; digestion; digestive
转化zhuǎnhuàto change; to transform; isomerization (chemistry)
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