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English Definitionto change; to transform; shift; transformation
Simplified Script转变
Traditional Script轉變
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄨㄢˇ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zyun2bin3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zhuǎnto turn; to change direction; to transfer; to forward (mail)
biànto change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion

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Words With Same Head Word    
转告zhuǎngàoto pass on; to communicate; to transmit
转移zhuǎnyíto shift; to divert or distract (attention etc); to change; to transform; metastasis (medicine); to evacuate (people)
转化zhuǎnhuàto change; to transform; isomerization (chemistry)
转达zhuǎndáto pass on; to convey; to communicate
转播zhuǎnbōrelay; broadcast (on radio or TV)
Words With Same Tail Word    
改变gǎibiànto change; to alter; to transform
演变yǎnbiànto develop; to evolve; development; evolution
事变shìbiànincident; unforeseen event; events (in general)
叛变pànbiànto defect; to betray; to mutiny
应变yìngbiànto meet a contingency; to adapt oneself to changes
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