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English Definitionmarquis
Simplified Script侯爵
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄡˊ ㄐㄩㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hau4zoek3
Word Decomposition
hóumarquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位; nobleman or high official; (Chinese surname)
juéancient bronze wine holder with 3 legs and loop handle; nobility

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侯门hóuménnoble house
侯马hóumǎHouma county level city in Linfen 临汾, Shanxi
侯赛因hóu sài yīnHusain or Hussein (name); Hussein (c. 626-680), Muslim leader whose martyrdom is commemorated at Ashura; Saddam Hussein al Tikriti (1937-2006), dictator of Iraq 1979-2003
侯马市hóumǎ shìHouma county level city in Linfen 临汾, Shanxi
侯宗宾hóu zōng bīnHou Zongbin
Words With Same Tail Word    
伯爵bójuéearl; count; earldom or countship (old)
公爵gōngjuéduke; dukedom
勋爵xūnjuéLord (UK hereditary nobility); UK life peer
名爵míngjuéMG Motor (car manufacturer)
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