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翻身
Main
English Definitionto turn over (when lying); (fig.) to free oneself; to emancipate oneself; to bring about a change of one's fortunes
Simplified Script翻身
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinfānshēn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄢ ㄕㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)faan1san1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
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
shēnbody; life; oneself; personally; one's morality and conduct; the main part of a structure or body; pregnant; measure word for sets of clothes: suit, twinset; Kangxi radical 158

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Words With Same Head Word    
翻译fānyìto translate; to interpret; translator; interpreter; translation; interpretation
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    
动身dòngshēnto go on a journey; to leave
全身quánshēnwhole body; em (typography)
自身zìshēnitself; oneself; one's own
本身běnshēnitself; in itself; per se
终身zhōngshēnlifelong; all one's life; marriage
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