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English Definitionto collude with; to collaborate with; to gang up with
Simplified Script勾结
Traditional Script勾結
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄡ ㄐㄧㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngau1git3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
gōuto attract; to arouse; to tick; to strike out; to delineate; to collude; variant of , hook; (Chinese surname)
jiéknot; sturdy; bond; to tie; to bind; to check out (of a hotel); to settle; to conclude

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
勾人gōurénsexy; seductive
勾兑gōuduìto blend various types of wine (or spirits, or fruit juices etc)
勾出gōuchūto delineate; to articulate; to evoke; to draw out; to tick off
勾划gōuhuàto sketch; to delineate
勾勒gōulèto draw the outline of; to outline; to sketch; to delineate contours of; to give a brief account of
Words With Same Tail Word    
团结tuánjiéto unite; unity; solidarity; united
总结zǒngjiéto sum up; to conclude; summary; résumé
冻结dòngjiéto freeze (loan, wage, price etc)
凝结níngjiéto condense; to solidify; to coagulate; clot (of blood)
缔结dìjiéto conclude (an agreement)
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