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黑暗
Main
English Definitiondark; darkly; darkness
Simplified Script黑暗
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinhēi'àn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄟ ㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hak1am3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
hēiblack; dark; sinister; secret; shady; illegal; to hide (something) away; to vilify; (loanword) to hack (computing); abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龙江
àndark; gloomy; hidden; secret; muddled; obscure; in the dark

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Words With Same Head Word    
黑板hēibǎnblackboard
黑夜hēiyènight
黑白hēibáiblack and white; right and wrong; monochrome
黑名单hēi míngdānblacklist; list of proscribed people (books etc)
黑社会hēi shèhuìcriminal underworld; organized crime syndicate
Words With Same Tail Word    
暗暗àn'ànsecretly; inwardly
阴暗yīn'àndim; dark; overcast; darkness; shadow; (fig.) dismal; gloomy; somber; murky; shadowy (side)
幽暗yōu'àngloom
昏暗hūn'àndusky
晦暗huì'àndark and gloomy
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