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The Chinese word jiaotong - 交通 - jiāotōng
("traffic" in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

traffic, communication

Chinese character (modern = simplified):

Chinese character jiaotong ( jiāotōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: traffic )
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交通 (jiaotong / jiāotōng) is composed of these characters: (jiao) , (tong)
The traditional Chinese characters of jiāotōng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 交通 ( jiaotong / jiāotōng ) Writing in Pinyin

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Wo chu men tongchang chengzuo gonggong jiaotong gong ju.
Wŏ chū mén tōngcháng chéngzuò gōnggòng jiāotōng gōng jù.

 – English translation: I normally travel by public transport.

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to intersect  |  unobstructed  |    |  

交通 (jiaotong / jiāotōng) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 914)
Chinese words containing the word 交通 (jiaotong / jiāotōng):
jiāotōngdēng ( 交通灯 )

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