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非常
Main
English Definitionvery; very much; unusual; extraordinary
Simplified Script非常
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinfēicháng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄟ ㄔㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fei1soeng4
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
fēito not be; not; wrong; incorrect; non-; un-; in-; to reproach or blame; (colloquial) to insist on; simply must; abbr. for 非洲, Africa
chángalways; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
非…不可fēi … bùkěhave to be…; must; imperative
非法fēifǎillegal
非凡fēifánout of the ordinary; unusually (good, talented etc)
非洲fēizhōuAfrica; abbr. for 阿非利加洲
非典fēidiǎnatypical pneumonia; Severe Acute Respitory Syndrome; SARS
Words With Same Tail Word    
经常jīngchángfrequently; constantly; regularly; often; day-to-day; everyday; daily
常常chángchángfrequently; usually; often
正常zhèngchángregular; normal; ordinary
异常yìchángexceptional; abnormal; an anomaly
平常píngchángordinary; common; usually; ordinarily
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