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Main
English Definitionback; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
See alsohòu empress; queen; (Chinese surname) (from traditional character )
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Pinyinhòu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄏㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hau6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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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    
最后zuìhòufinal; last; finally; ultimate
然后ránhòuafter; then (afterwards); after that; afterwards
以后yǐhòuafter; later; afterwards; following; later on; in the future
之后zhīhòuafterwards; following; later; after
今后jīnhòuhereafter; henceforth; in the future; from now on
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