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English Definitionat one's side; on hand
Simplified Script身边
Traditional Script身邊
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄣ ㄅㄧㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)san1bin1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shēnbody; life; oneself; personally; one's morality and conduct; the main part of a structure or body; pregnant; measure word for sets of clothes: suit, twinset; Kangxi radical 158
biānside; edge; margin; border; boundary; hem; simultaneously

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Words With Same Head Word    
身体shēntǐthe body; one's health; in person
身份shēnfènidentity; status; capacity; dignity; position; rank
身材shēncáistature; build (height and weight); figure
身子shēnzibody; pregnancy; health
身高shēngāo(a person's) height
Words With Same Tail Word    
旁边pángbiānlateral; side; to the side; beside
北边běibiānnorth; north side; northern part; to the north of
西边xībiānwest; west side; western part; to the west of
一边yībiānone side; either side; on the one hand; on the other hand; doing while
这边zhèbiānthis side; here
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