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铁路
Main
English Definitionrailroad; railway
Simplified Script铁路
Traditional Script鐵路
Pinyintiělù
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄝˇ ㄌㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tit3lou6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
tiěiron (metal); arms; weapons; hard; strong; violent; unshakeable; determined; close; tight (slang); (Chinese surname)
road; journey; route; line (bus etc); sort; kind; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
铁道tiědàorailway line; rail track
铁饭碗tiě fànwǎnsecure employment (lit. iron rice bowl)
铁木tiěmùhophornbeam
铁人tiěrénIronman
铁力tiělìTieli city in Yichun 伊春市, Heilongjiang
Words With Same Tail Word    
道路dàolùroad; path; way
公路gōnglùhighway; road
马路mǎlùstreet; road
走路zǒulùto walk; to go on foot
线路xiànlùline; circuit; wire; road; railway track; bus route
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