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English Definitionchain
Simplified Script连环
Traditional Script連環
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄢˊ ㄏㄨㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lin4waan4
Word Decomposition
liánto link; to join; to connect; continuously; in succession; including; (used with , etc) even; company (military); (Chinese surname)
huánring; hoop; loop; (chain) link; measure word for scores in archery, etc.; to surround; to encircle; to hem in; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
连…都…lián … dōu …even
连续liánxùcontinuous; in a row; serial; consecutive
连忙liánmángpromptly; at once
连接liánjiēto link; to join; to attach; connection; a link (on web page)
连续剧liánxù jùserialized drama; dramatic series; show in parts
Words With Same Tail Word    
循环xúnhuánto cycle; to circulate; circle; loop
上环shànghuán(coll.) to wear an intrauterine device (IUD)
中环zhōnghuánCentral, Hong Kong Island
主环zhǔhuánprimary ring
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