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The Chinese word ke - 科 - kē
(department in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

department, family, an academic branch

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Chinese characters  ( ke / kē ) with pronunciation (English translation: department )
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administrative office  |  surgery
科 ( ke / kē ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 307)
Chinese example words containing the character 科 ( ke / kē )
巴马科 ( Bāmăkē = Bamako ), 百科辞典 ( băikē cídiăn = lexicon ), 达科他 ( Dá kē tā = Dakota ), 迪斯科舞厅 ( dísīkēwŭtīng = disco ), 科幻小说 ( kēhuànxiăoshuō = science fiction novel ), 科学 ( kēxué = science ) 科学家 ( kēxuéjiā = scientist )
Other characters that are pronounced kē in Chinese
More words that mean department in Chinese
( 司 ), ( 系 )
More words that mean family in Chinese
jiā ( 家 ), jiātíng ( 家庭 )

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