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The Chinese word genben - 根本 - gēnbĕn
(basic in Chinese)

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English translations

basic, root, at all, simply, thoroughly,
radical, entirely, completely, radically

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Chinese characters  ( genben / gēnbĕn ) with pronunciation (English translation: basic )

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根本 ( genben / gēnbĕn ) is composed of these characters: (gen) , (ben)
The traditional Chinese characters of gēnbĕn are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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root  |  original
根本 ( genben / gēnbĕn ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 660)
More words that mean basic in Chinese
jībĕn ( 基本 ), jīchŭ ( 基础 )

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