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English Definitionto die; to pass away
Simplified Script作古
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨㄛˋ ㄍㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zok3gu2
Word Decomposition
zuòto do; to grow; to write or compose; to pretend; to regard as; to feel; writings or works
ancient; old; paleo-; (Chinese surname)

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作业zuòyèschool assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate
作为zuòwéione's conduct; deed; activity; accomplishment; achievement; to act as; as (in the capacity of); qua; to view as; to look upon (something as); to take something to be
作用zuòyòngto act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization
作品zuòpǐnwork (of art); opus
Words With Same Tail Word    
自古zìgǔ(since) ancient times; (from) time immemorial
中古zhōnggǔmedieval; Middle Ages; Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th centuries, including Sui and Tang Dynasties; Middle (of a language, e.g. Middle English); used; second-hand; Sino-Cuban; China-Cuba
上古shànggǔthe distant past; ancient times; antiquity; early historical times
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