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English Definitioncontinuous; in a row; serial; consecutive
Simplified Script连续
Traditional Script連續
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄢˊ ㄒㄩˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lin4zuk6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
liánto link; to join; to connect; continuously; in succession; including; (used with , etc) even; company (military); (Chinese surname)
to continue; to replenish

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
连…都…lián … dōu …even
连忙liánmángpromptly; at once
连接liánjiēto link; to join; to attach; connection; a link (on web page)
连络liánluòvariant of 聯絡, to get in touch
连任liánrènto continue in (a political) office; to serve for another term of office
Words With Same Tail Word    
继续jìxùto continue; to proceed with; to go on with
手续shǒuxùprocedure; formalities
陆续lùxùin turn; successively; one after the other; bit by bit
持续chíxùto continue; to persist; sustainable; preservation
延续yánxùto continue; to go on; to last
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