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宇宙
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English Definitionuniverse; cosmos
Simplified Script宇宙
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinyǔzhòu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩˇ ㄓㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyu5zau6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
room; universe
zhòueternity; (geology) eon

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宇航yǔhángspace flight
宇文yǔwéna branch of the Xianbei 鲜卑 nomadic people; (Chinese surname)
宇航员yǔháng yuánastronaut
Words With Same Tail Word    
元古宙yuán gǔ zhòupre-Cambrian (geological eon 2500-645m)
太古宙tàigǔ zhòuArchaean (geological eon before 2500m years ago)
隐生宙yǐn shēng zhòuCryptozoic; geological eon before the appearance of abundant fossils; hidden life, as opposed to Phanerozoic
显生宙xiǎn shēng zhòuPhanerozoic, geological eon lasting since the Cambrian 寒武纪, c. 540m year ago
大宇宙dàyǔ zhòumacrocosm
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