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English Definitionalso; too; (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation; (Chinese surname)
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄜˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jaa5
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
也许yěxǔperhaps; maybe
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)
Words With Same Tail Word    
再也zàiyě(not) any more
这也zhèyěthis also
一点也yīdiǎn yěnot even a little
之乎者也zhī hū zhě yěfour common characters of classical Chinese (idiom); fig. semi-incomprehensible talk; double Dutch; all Greek to me
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