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English Definitiontune; song
See also bent; crooked; wrong; (Chinese surname)
variant of ; (Chinese surname) (from traditional character )
yeast; Aspergillus (includes many common molds); (Chinese surname) (from traditional character )
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄑㄩˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kuk1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Words With Same Head Word    
曲子qǔzipoem for singing; tune; music
曲周qǔzhōuQuzhou county in Handan 邯郸, Hebei
曲奇qǔqícookie (loanword)
曲松qǔsōngQusum county, Tibetan: Chu gsum rdzong, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地区, Tibet
曲水qǔshuǐQüxü county, Tibetan: Chu shur rdzong in Lhasa 拉萨, Tibet
Words With Same Tail Word    
戏曲xìqǔChinese opera
插曲chāqǔmusic played during a movie, play, etc.; incidental music; music played in a theatrical interlude; (fig.) incident; episode
乐曲yuèqǔmusical composition
谱曲pǔqǔto compose a piece of music
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