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English Definitionto betray
Simplified Script背叛
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄟˋ ㄆㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bui6bun6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
bèithe back of a body or object; to turn one's back; to hide something from; to learn by heart; to recite from memory; unlucky (slang); hard of hearing
pànto betray; to rebel; to revolt

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
背后bèihòubehind; at the back; in the rear; behind somebody's back
背景bèijǐngbackground; backdrop; context; (fig.) powerful backer
背心bèixīnsleeveless garment (vest, waistcoat, singlet, tank top etc)
背诵bèisòngto recite; to repeat from memory
背面bèimiànthe back; the reverse side; the wrong side
Words With Same Tail Word    
反叛fǎnpànto rebel; to revolt
平叛píngpànto put down a revolt; to pacify a rebellion
招降纳叛zhāoxiáng nà pànto recruit surrendered enemy and deserters (idiom); to gather together a gang of villains
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