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English Definitionto link; to join; to attach; connection; a link (on web page)
Traditional Script連接
Simplified Script连接
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄢˊ ㄐㄧㄝ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lin4zip3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Topical Word Lists
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
liánto link; to join; to connect; continuously; in succession; including; (used with , etc) even; company (military); (Chinese surname)
jiēto receive; to answer (the phone); to meet or welcome somebody; to connect; to catch; to join; to extend; to take one's turn on duty; to take over for somebody

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
連…都…lián … dōu …even
連續liánxùcontinuous; in a row; serial; consecutive
連忙liánmángpromptly; at once
連續劇liánxù jùserialized drama; dramatic series; show in parts
連絡liánluòvariant of 聯絡, to get in touch
Words With Same Tail Word    
直接zhíjiēdirect; opposite: indirect 間接; immediate; directly; straightforward
迎接yíngjiēto meet; to welcome; to greet
銜接xiánjiēto join together; to combine
緊接jǐnjiēimmediately adjacent; immediately following; to follow closely on
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