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English Definitionyouth; youthfulness
Simplified Script青春
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄥ ㄔㄨㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cing1ceon1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
qīngnature's color; green or blue; greenish black; youth; young (of people); abbr. for 青海, Qinghai Province
chūnspring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
青年qīngniányouth; youthful years; young person; the young
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    
长春chángchūnChangchun subprovincial city and capital of Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
三春sānchūnthe three spring months
伊春yīchūnYichun prefecture level city in Heilongjiang
叫春jiàochūnto caterwaul; to call like an animal in heat
回春huíchūnreturn of spring
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