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忽而
Main
English Definitionsuddenly; now (..., now...)
Simplified Script忽而
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinhū'ér
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨ ㄦˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fat1ji4
Word Decomposition
to neglect; to overlook; to ignore; suddenly; (Chinese surname)
érand; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)

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Words With Same Head Word    
忽然hūránsuddenly; all of a sudden
忽视hūshìto neglect; to ignore
忽略hūlüèto neglect; to overlook; to ignore
忽哨hūshàoto whistle (with fingers in one's mouth); nowadays written 呼哨
忽地hūdesuddenly
Words With Same Tail Word    
然而rán'érhowever; yet; but
从而cóng'érthus; thereby
因而yīn'értherefore; as a result; thus; and as a result, ...
反而fǎn'érinstead; on the contrary; contrary (to expectations)
进而jìn'érand then (what follows next)
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