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English Definitionto wave; to flutter; to fly
Simplified Script飘扬
Traditional Script飄揚
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧㄠ ㄧㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)piu1joeng4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
piāoto float
yángto raise; to hoist; the action of tossing or winnowing; scattering (in the wind); to flutter; to propagate; abbr. for 扬州; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
飘动piāodòngto float; to drift
飘卷piāojuǎnto flutter
飘尘piāochénfloating dust; atmospheric particles
飘带piāodàistreamer; pennant
飘忽piāohūswiftly moving; fleet; to sway
Words With Same Tail Word    
表扬biǎoyángto praise; to commend
发扬fāyángto develop; to make full use of
宣扬xuānyángto proclaim; to make public or well known
赞扬zànyángto praise; to approve of; to show approval
昂扬ángyángelated; high-spirited; uplifting (music)
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