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Voice zhī ji1, ji3 zi1, zi3 to know / to be aware
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Voice gei1, gei2 gei1, gei2 surname ji / machine / engine / opportunity / intention / aircraft / pivot / crucial point / flexible (quick-witted) / organic / cl:臺|台[tai2]
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Voice shū syu1 syu1 abbr. for 書經|书经[shu1 jing1] / book / letter / document / cl:本[ben3],冊|册[ce4],部[bu4] / to write
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Voice lik6 lik6 surname li / power / force / strength / ability / strenuously
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Voice èr yi6 ji6 two / 2 / (Beijing dialect) stupid
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Voice chéng ching4, seng4, sing4 cing4, seng4, sing4 surname cheng / to succeed / to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to become / to turn into / to be all right / ok! / one tenth
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Voice gei1, kei4 gei1, kei4 his / her / its / their / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it)
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Voice shí sat6 sat6 real / true / honest / really / solid / fruit / seed / definitely
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Voice mín man4 man4 surname min / the people / nationality / citizen
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Voice sai1 sai1 the West / abbr. for Spain 西班牙[Xi1 ban1 ya2] / Spanish
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Voice tiáo tiu4 tiu4 strip / item / article / clause (of law or treaty) / classifier for long thin things (ribbon, river, road, trousers etc)
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Voice tai4 tai4 surname ti / topic / problem for discussion / exam question / subject / to inscribe / to mention / cl:個|个[ge4],道[dao4]
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Voice si1 si1 surname si / to take charge of / to manage / department (under a ministry)
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Voice jié git3 git3 knot / sturdy / bond / to tie / to bind / to check out (of a hotel)
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Voice zuò jou6 zou6 to do / to make / to produce / to write / to compose / to act as / to engage in / to hold (a party) / to be / to become / to function (in some capacity) / to serve as / to be used for / to form (a bond or relationship) / to pretend / to feign / to act a part / to put on appearance

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