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西北
Main
English Definitionnorthwest; Northwest China (Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang)
Simplified Script西北
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxīběi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧ ㄅㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai1bak1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure WordsNone
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
西 west; the West; abbr. for Spain 西班牙; Spanish
běinorth; to be defeated (classical)

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Words With Same Head Word    
西边xībiānwest; west side; western part; to the west of
西部xībùwestern part
西方xīfāngthe West; the Occident; Western countries
西南xīnánsouthwest
西瓜xīguāwatermelon
Words With Same Tail Word    
东北dōngběinortheast; Northeast China; Manchuria
台北táiběiTaibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan
台北táiběi
河北héběiHebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name , capital Shijiazhuang 石家庄
湖北húběiHubei Province (Hupeh) in central China, abbr. , capital Wuhan 武汉
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