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English Definitionflexible; to accommodate; to stretch or get around regulations; a short-term loan
Simplified Script通融
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨㄥ ㄖㄨㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tung1jung4
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.
róngto melt; to thaw; to blend; to merge; to be in harmony

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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
通常tōngchángregular; usual; normal; usually; normally
Words With Same Tail Word    
金融jīnróngbanking; finance; financial
交融jiāoróngto blend; to mix
圆融yuánróngaccommodating; (Buddhism) completely integrated
孔融kǒngróngKong Rong (153-208), poet of the Three Kingdoms period
消融xiāoróngto melt (e.g. an icecap)
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