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English Definitionpale; wan
Simplified Script苍白
Traditional Script蒼白
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄤ ㄅㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cong1baak6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
cāngdark blue; deep green; ash-gray; (Chinese surname)
báiwhite; snowy; pure; bright; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear; in vain; gratuitous; free of charge; reactionary; anti-communist; funeral; to stare coldly; to write wrong character; to state; to explain; vernacular; spoken lines in opera; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
苍劲cāngjìnbold; upright and strong; vigorous; forceful (brush strokes); sureness of touch
苍南cāngnánCangnan county in Wenzhou 温州, Zhejiang
苍山cāngshānCangshan county in Linyi 临沂, Shandong
Words With Same Tail Word    
白白báibáiin vain; to no purpose; for nothing; white
洁白jiébáispotlessly white; pure white
空白kòngbáiblank space
黑白hēibáiblack and white; right and wrong; monochrome
坦白tǎnbáihonest; forthcoming; to confess
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