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English Definitionyouth; youthful years; young person; the young
Simplified Script青年
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄥ ㄋㄧㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cing1nin4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
qīngnature's color; green or blue; greenish black; youth; young (of people); abbr. for 青海, Qinghai Province
niányear; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
青春qīngchūnyouth; youthfulness
青菜qīngcàigreen vegetables; Chinese cabbage
青蛙qīngwāfrog; (slang) ugly guy
青少年qīng shàoniánadolescent; youth; teenager
青翠qīngcuìfresh and green; verdant
Words With Same Tail Word    
今年jīnniánthis year
去年qùniánlast year
明年míngniánnext year
新年xīnniánNew Year
少年shàoniányoungster; juvenile
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