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English Definitionfamous; noted; well-known; celebrated
Simplified Script著名
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄨˋ ㄇㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zyu3ming4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zhùto make known; to show; to prove; to write; book; outstanding
míngname; noun (part of speech); place (e.g. among winners); famous; measure word for people

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
著作zhùzuòto write; literary work; book; article; writings
著书zhùshūto write a book
著称zhùchēngto be widely known as
著述zhùshùwriting; to write; to compile
著录zhùlùto record; to put down in writing
Words With Same Tail Word    
有名yǒumíngfamous; well-known
姓名xìngmíngfull name; name and surname
报名bàomíngto sign up; to enter one's name; to apply; to register; to enroll; to enlist
闻名wénmíngwell-known; famous; renowned; eminent
签名qiānmíngto sign (one's name with a pen etc); to autograph; signature
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