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English Definitionillegal
Simplified Script非法
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄟ ㄈㄚˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fei1faat3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
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
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France; French; abbr. for 法国

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Words With Same Head Word    
非常fēichángvery; very much; unusual; extraordinary
非…不可fēi … bùkěhave to be…; must; imperative
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    
办法bànfǎmeans; method; way (of doing something)
方法fāngfǎmethod; way; means
做法zuòfǎway of handling something; method for making; work method; recipe; practice
看法kànfǎway of looking at a thing; view; opinion
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