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校长
xiào zhǎng

校长
headmaster


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校长xiàozhǎng
     1. n. principal; headmaster
     2. n. president of a school or university
Components
xiào
     1. school; college; university
     2. (military) field officer
     3. (historical) horsekeeper official
     4. to proofread; to check; to compare
     5. (printing) proof
     6. (Sichuanese) to try
cháng
     1. long (of distance)
           長征 - Long March
     2. length
           全長 - full length (of a river)
     3. long (in space); far; distant
     4. long (of time); lasting
     5. everlasting; permanent
     6. constantly; frequently
     7. straight; perfectly straight
     8. upright; right; good; fine
     9. strength; advantage; merit
     10. skill; specialism
     11. to excel in
     12. to begin to grow; to grow; to develop
           長zhǎng大 - to grow old
     13. (of a person) to look; to appear (e.g. beautiful)
     14. to increase; to enhance
     15. (intransitive) to increase; to go up
     16. to nourish
     17. old (of age)
           年長zhǎng - senior
     18. senior; elder
           兄長zhǎng - elder brother
     19. leader; master; chief; head
     20. eldest; oldest
     21. (archaic) length; measure of length
     22. (archaic, Min) to be left over; surplus, residue
           今旦 飯 長 野 儕。 - There is a lot of leftover food today., tr=gĭng-dáng buông diông iā sâ̤, MD
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