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English Definitionarea; region; district; small; distinguish
See alsoōu (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄑㄩ
Cantonese (Jyutping)keoi1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Words With Same Head Word    
区别qūbiédifference; to distinguish; to discriminate; to make a distinction
区域qūyùarea; region; district
区分qūfēnto differentiate; to draw a distinction; to divide into categories
区位qūwèilocation; geographical position; position on a grid or spreadsheet, where denotes the row and the column
区划qūhuàsubdivision (e.g. of provinces into counties)
Words With Same Tail Word    
地区dìqūlocal; regional; district (not necessarily formal administrative unit); region; area; as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city)
山区shānqūmountain area
郊区jiāoqūsuburban district; outskirts; suburbs
特区tèqūSpecial administrative region; abbr. for 特别行政区
市区shìqūurban district; downtown; city center
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