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Hear Mandarin audio mat6 mat6 thing / object / matter / abbr. for physics 物理
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Hear Mandarin audio huì wui2, wui4, wui6 wui2, wui4, wui6 can / to be possible / to be able to / will / to be likely to / to be sure to / to assemble / to meet / to gather / to see / union / group / association / CL:個|个[ge4] / a moment (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [hui3])
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio daai6 daai6 big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother
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Hear Mandarin audio néng nang4 nang4 surname neng / can / to be able to / might possibly / ability / (physics) energy
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Hear Mandarin audio shuō syut3 syut3 to speak / to say / to explain / to scold / to tell off / a theory (usually in compounds such as 日心说 heliocentric theory)
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Hear Mandarin audio go3 go3 individual / this / that / size / classifier for people or objects in general
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio shuō syut3 syut3 to speak / to say / to explain / to scold / to tell off / a theory (usually in compounds such as 日心说 heliocentric theory)
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Hear Mandarin audio zhǒng chung4, jung2 cung4, zung2 seed / species / kind / type / classifier for types, kinds, sorts
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Hear Mandarin audio lei5 lei5 texture / grain (of wood) / inner essence / intrinsic order / reason / logic / truth / science / natural science (esp. physics) / to manage / to pay attention to / to run (affairs) / to handle / to put in order / to tidy up
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio yi1, ta1 ji1, taa1 she
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Hear Mandarin audio yi6 ji6 justice / righteousness / meaning
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Hear Mandarin audio jiě gaai2, gaai3, haai6 gaai2, gaai3, haai6 to divide / to break up / to split / to separate / to dissolve / to solve / to melt / to remove / to untie / to loosen / to open / to emancipate / to explain / to understand / to know / a solution / a dissection
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio ěr yi5 ji5 thus / so / like that / you / thou
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Hear Mandarin audio gai3 gai3 surname ji / to calculate / to compute / to count / to regard as important / to plan / ruse / meter / gauge
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Hear Mandarin audio xíng ying4 jing4 to appear / to look / form / shape

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