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English Definitionto tumble; to turn a somersault
Simplified Script翻筋斗
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinfān jīndǒu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄢ ㄐㄧㄣ ㄉㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)faan1 gan1dau2
Word Decomposition
fānto turn over; to flip over; to overturn; to rummage through; to translate; to decode; to double; to climb over or into; to cross
筋斗jīndǒutumble; somersault

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
翻译fānyìto translate; to interpret; translator; interpreter; translation; interpretation
翻身fānshēnto turn over (when lying); (fig.) to free oneself; to emancipate oneself; to bring about a change of one's fortunes
翻新fānxīnto revamp; a face-lift; to retread (a tire); to refurbish (old clothes); newly emerging
翻脸fānliǎnto fall out with somebody; to become hostile
翻开fānkāito open up
Words With Same Tail Word    
栽筋斗zāi jīndǒuto tumble; to fall head over heels; (fig.) to take a tumble
横筋斗héng jīndǒucartwheel
后翻筋斗hòu fānjīndǒubackward somersault
横翻筋斗héng fānjīndǒuto turn cartwheels
倒翻筋斗dǎo fānjīndǒubackflip
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