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English Definitionreduced
Simplified Script归约
Traditional Script歸約
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄟ ㄩㄝ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gwai1joek3
Word Decomposition
guīto return; to go back to; to give back to; (of a responsibility) to be taken care of by; to belong to; to gather together; (used between two identical verbs) despite; to marry (of a woman) (old); division on the abacus with a one-digit divisor; (Chinese surname)
yuēto make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
归还guīhuánto return something; to revert
归纳guīnàto sum up; to summarize; to conclude from facts; induction (method of deduction in logic)
归结guījiéto sum up; to conclude; in a nutshell; the end (of a story)
归根到底guīgēn dàodǐafter all; in the final analysis; ultimately
归根结底guīgēn jié dǐin the final analysis; ultimately
Words With Same Tail Word    
条约tiáoyuētreaty; pact
节约jiéyuēto economize; to conserve (resources); economy; frugal
大约dàyuēapproximately; probably
隐约yǐnyuēvague; faint; indistinct
预约yùyuēbooking; reservation; to book; to make an appointment
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