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變通
Main
English Definitionpragmatic; flexible; to act differently in different situations; to accommodate to circumstances
Traditional Script變通
Simplified Script变通
Pinyinbiàntōng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄧㄢˋ ㄊㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bin3tung1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
biànto change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion
tōngto go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; measure word for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
變化biànhuàchange; variation; to change; to vary
變成biànchéngto change into; to turn into; to become
變革biàngéto transform; to change
變動biàndòngto change; to fluctuate; change; fluctuation
變更biàngēngto change; to alter; to modify
Words With Same Tail Word    
交通jiāotōngto be connected; traffic; transportation; communications; liaison
普通pǔtōngcommon; ordinary; general; average
溝通gōutōngto join; to connect; to link up; to communicate
流通liútōngto circulate; to distribute; circulation; distribution
暢通chàngtōngunimpeded; free-flowing; straight path; unclogged; move without obstruction
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