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English Definitionto translate; to interpret; translator; interpreter; translation; interpretation
Simplified Script翻译
Traditional Script翻譯
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄢ ㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)faan1jik6
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
Measure Words, ,
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
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
to translate; to interpret

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
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
翻作fānzuòto compose; to write words to a tune
Words With Same Tail Word    
编译biānyìto translate and edit; translator-editor; (computing) to compile (source code)
互译hùyìtwo-way translation
今译jīnyìmodern language version; modern translation; contemporary translation
传译chuányìto translate; to interpret
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