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也许
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English Definitionperhaps; maybe
Simplified Script也许
Traditional Script也許
Pinyinyěxǔ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
yéxǔ
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄜˇ ㄒㄩˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jaa5heoi2
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
also; too; (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation; (Chinese surname)
to allow; to permit; to promise; to praise; somewhat; perhaps; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
也好yěhǎoall well and good
也是yěshìalso; too
也不yěbùneither; nor
也罢yěbà(reduplicated) whether... or...; never mind; fine (indicating acceptance or resignation)
也门yěménYemen
Words With Same Tail Word    
允许yǔnxǔto permit; to allow
不许bùxǔnot to allow; must not; can't
容许róngxǔto permit; to allow
或许huòxǔperhaps; maybe
准许zhǔnxǔto allow; to grant; to permit
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