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English Definitionto 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)
Simplified Script隐藏
Traditional Script隱藏
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣˇ ㄘㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan2cong4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yǐnsecret; hidden; concealed; (prefix) crypto-
cángto conceal; to hide away; to harbor; to store; to collect

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
隐约yǐnyuēvague; faint; indistinct
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
隐瞒yǐnmánto conceal; to hide (a taboo subject); to cover up the truth
Words With Same Tail Word    
收藏shōucángto hoard; to collect; collection; to bookmark (Internet)
躲藏duǒcángto conceal oneself; to go into hiding; to take cover
蕴藏yùncángto hold in store; to contain (untapped reserves etc)
储藏chǔcángto store; deposit; (oil, mineral etc) deposits
潜藏qiáncánghidden beneath the surface; buried and concealed
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