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English Definitionto innovate; innovation
Simplified Script革新
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄜˊ ㄒㄧㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaak3san1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
animal hide; leather; to reform; to remove; to expel (from office)
xīnnew; newly; meso- (chemistry); abbr. for Xinjiang 新疆 or Singapore 新加坡; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
革命gémìngrevolution; revolutionary (politics)
革出géchūto expel; to kick out
革吉géjíGe'gyai county in Ngari prefecture, Tibet, Tibetan: Dge rgyas rdzong
革囊génángleather purse; fig. human body
革履gélǚleather (shoes); fig. Western dress
Words With Same Tail Word    
重新chóngxīnagain; once more; re-
创新chuàngxīninnovation; to bring forth new ideas; to blaze new trails
崭新zhǎnxīnbrand new; leading edge
清新qīngxīnfresh and clean; Qingxin county in Qingyuan 清远, Guangdong
更新gēngxīnto replace the old with new; to renew; to renovate; to upgrade; to update; to regenerate
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