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通常
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English Definitionregular; usual; normal; usually; normally
Simplified Script通常
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyintōngcháng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨㄥ ㄔㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tung1soeng4
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
tōngto go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; measure word for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.
chángalways; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
通过tōngguòby means of; through; via; to pass through; to get through; to adopt; to pass (a bill or inspection etc); to switch over
通知tōngzhīto notify; to inform; notice; notification
通讯tōngxùncommunications; news story; dispatch
通信tōngxìnto correspond (by letter etc); to communicate; communication
通报tōngbàoto inform; to notify; to announce; circular; bulletin; (scientific) journal
Words With Same Tail Word    
非常fēichángvery; very much; unusual; extraordinary
经常jīngchángfrequently; constantly; regularly; often; day-to-day; everyday; daily
常常chángchángfrequently; usually; often
正常zhèngchángregular; normal; ordinary
异常yìchángexceptional; abnormal; an anomaly
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