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English Definitionrecoil (of a gun); backlash
Simplified Script后坐
Traditional Script後坐
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄡˋ ㄗㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hau6zo6
Word Decomposition
hòuback; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
zuòto sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc); to bear fruit; variant of ; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
后悔hòuhuǐto regret; to repent
后来hòuláiafterwards; later
后天hòutiānthe day after tomorrow; post-natal; acquired (not innate); a posteriori
后年hòuniánthe year after next
后面hòumianrear; back; behind; later; afterwards
Words With Same Tail Word    
乘坐chéngzuòto ride (in a vehicle)
并坐bìngzuòto sit together
反坐fǎnzuòto sentence the accuser (and free the falsely accused defendant)
围坐wéizuòto sit in a circle; seated around (a narrator)
打坐dǎzuòto sit in meditation; to meditate
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