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English Definitionto conceal; to hide (a taboo subject); to cover up the truth
Simplified Script隐瞒
Traditional Script隱瞞
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣˇ ㄇㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan2mun4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
yǐnsecret; hidden; concealed; (prefix) crypto-
mánto conceal from; to keep (somebody) in the dark

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Words With Same Head Word    
隐约yǐnyuēvague; faint; indistinct
隐藏yǐncángto hide; to conceal; to mask; to shelter; to harbor (i.e. keep something hidden); to hide oneself; to lie low; to nestle; hidden; implicit; private; covert; recessed (lighting)
隐患yǐnhuàna danger concealed within something; hidden damage; misfortune not visible from the surface
隐私yǐnsīsecrets; private business; privacy
隐蔽yǐnbìto conceal; to hide; covert; under cover
Words With Same Tail Word    
哄瞒hǒngmánto deceive
欺瞒qīmánto fool; to hoodwink; to dupe
鄋瞒sōumánname of a state and its people in Shangdong in late Spring and Autumn period
实不相瞒shí bù xiāng mántruth to tell; to be quite honest...
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