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English Definitionvein; artery
Simplified Script血管
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩㄝˋ ㄍㄨㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hyut3gun2
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
guǎnto take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; to care about; tube; pipe; woodwind; measure word for tube-shaped objects; particle similar to in 管...叫 constructions; writing brush; (coll.) to; towards; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
血汗xuèhànblood and sweat; sweat and toil
血压xuèyāblood pressure
血型xuèxíngblood group; blood type
血腥xuèxīngreeking of blood; bloody (events)
Words With Same Tail Word    
尽管jǐnguǎndespite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
不管bùguǎnno matter (what, how); regardless of; no matter
保管bǎoguǎnto assure; to guarantee; to take care of; to safeguard; certainly; surely
主管zhǔguǎnin charge; responsible for; person in charge; manager
只管zhǐguǎnsolely engrossed in one thing; just (one thing, no need to worry about the rest); simply; by all means; please feel free; do not hesitate (to ask for something)
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