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English Definitionto count; to calculate; to compute
Simplified Script计算
Traditional Script計算
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧˋ ㄙㄨㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gai3syun3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to calculate; to compute; to count; to regard as important; to plan; ruse; meter; gauge; (Chinese surname)
suànto regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
计划jìhuàplan; project; program; to plan; to map out
计画jìhuàvariant of 計劃, plan
计程车jì chéng chētaxi; cab (Tw)
计较jìjiàoto bother about; to haggle; to bicker; to argue; plan; stratagem
计数jìshùto count; reckoning
Words With Same Tail Word    
打算dǎsuànto plan; to intend; to calculate; plan; intention; calculation
合算hésuànworthwhile; to be a good deal; to be a bargain; to reckon up; to calculate
总算zǒngsuànat long last; finally; on the whole
结算jiésuànto settle a bill; to close an account
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