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根本 gēnběn

根本 gēnběn Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 8 English Translations of the word 根本 gēnběn .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gēnběn | gen1 ben3
English translation
fundamental
basic
root
simply
absolutely (not)
(not) at all
CL:
>[gè]

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Traditional form

根本 gēnběn

Part of speech

Adjective / 形容词 xíng róng cí Xíngróng cí
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Etymology of 根本 gēnběn

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gēn

Type

pictophonetic

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and gěn represents the sound.

Phonetic compound

gěn

Semantic compound

Positional decomposition

木艮

Number of Strokes

10
běn

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Addition of a horizontal line toward the bottom of (tree) to represent the roots of the tree.

Positional decomposition

木一

Number of Strokes

5

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Example sentences using 根本 gēnběn

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hēng , kān de 样子 yàngzi ,根本 gēnběn shì 这么 zhè me huí shì .

" Well, you wouldn't think so by the way you act.

根本 gēnběn de 问题 wèntí shì 你们 nǐ men liǎ Yìng 意见 yìjiàn 一致 yīzhì .

The essential thing is that the two of you ought to agree.

de 皮肤 pífū xiàng 一副羊皮 yáng pí ,根本 gēnběn pèi zài 身上 shēn shang .

Her complexion is like parchment very much the worse for wear.

发现 fāxiàn 父母 fù mǔ duì de hěn Lěng dàn ,根本 gēnběn 同情 tóngqíng .

She had found her parents coolly unsympathetic and curiously amused.

不要 bù yào pèng jiù , 那么 nà me 一点 yī diǎn shāng 根本 gēnběn 就不怎么 zěnme tòng .

Don't be a cry baby. That tiny scratch can hardly hurt at all.

根本 gēnběn Decomposition

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根本 gēnběn Compounds

See all 13 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 根本 gēnběn in their composition.

  • gēn
    • běn
      • , bèn , běn , , pēn , , , , , , , ,
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