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锻炼
Main
English Definitionto toughen; to temper; to engage in physical exercise; to work out; (fig.) to develop one's skills; to train oneself
See alsoduànliàn to practice (from traditional character 鍛煉)
Simplified Script锻炼
Traditional Script鍛鍊
Pinyinduànliàn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄢˋ ㄌㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dyun3lin6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3
Word Decomposition
duànto forge; to discipline; wrought
liànvariant of , chain; variant of

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Words With Same Head Word    
锻造duànzàoto forge (metal); forging
锻铁duàntiěwrought iron
锻锤duànchuíforeign hammer
锻模duànmóforging die
锻焊duànhànweldforged
Words With Same Tail Word    
千锤百炼qiān chuí bǎi liànafter hard work and numerous revisions (idiom); the vicissitudes of life
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