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English Definitionbrains; mind; head; way of thinking
Simplified Script脑筋
Traditional Script腦筋
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄠˇ ㄐㄧㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)nou5gan1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
nǎobrain; mind; head; essence
jīnmuscle; tendon

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Words With Same Head Word    
脑子nǎozibrains; mind
脑袋nǎodàihead; skull; brains; mental capability
脑力nǎolìmental capacity
脑海nǎohǎithe mind; the brain
脑儿nǎorbrains (as food)
Words With Same Tail Word    
伤脑筋shāng nǎojīnto be a real headache; to find something a real headache; to beat one's brains
宗筋zōngjīnpenis (Chinese medicine)
抽筋chōujīncramp; charley horse; to pull a tendon
拉筋lājīnstretching (exercise)
皮筋píjīnrubber band
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