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English Definitionfor the time being; tentatively
Simplified Script姑且
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨ ㄑㄧㄝˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gu1ce2
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
paternal aunt; husband's sister; husband's mother (old); nun; for the time being (literary)
qiěand; moreover; yet; for the time being; to be about to; both (... and...)

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Words With Same Head Word    
姑娘gūnianggirl; young woman; young lady; daughter; paternal aunt (old)
姑姑gūgupaternal aunt
姑息gūxīexcessively tolerant; to overindulge (somebody); overly conciliatory; to seek appeasement at any price
姑丈gūzhànghusband of paternal aunt
姑夫gūfufather's sister's husband; husband of paternal aunt; uncle
Words With Same Tail Word    
而且érqiě(not only ...) but also; moreover; in addition; furthermore
并且bìngqiěand; besides; moreover; furthermore; in addition
况且kuàngqiěmoreover; besides; in addition; furthermore
暂且zànqiěfor now; for the time being; temporarily
亦且yìqiěvariant of 抑且
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