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English DefinitionCao Yu (1910-1997), PRC dramatist
Simplified Script曹禺
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄠˊ ㄩˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cou4jyu4
Word Decomposition
cáoclass or grade; generation; plaintiff and defendant (old); government department (old); (Chinese surname); Zhou Dynasty vassal state
ancient area

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Words With Same Head Word    
曹志cáozhìCao Zhi
曹丕cáopīCao Pi (187-226), second son of Cao Cao 曹操, king then emperor of Cao Wei 曹魏 from 220, ruled as Emperor Wen 魏文帝, also a noted calligrapher
曹参cáocānCao Can (-190 BC), second chancellor of Han Dynasty, contributed to its founding by fighting on Liu Bang's 刘邦 side during the Chu-Han Contention 楚汉战争
曹操cáocāoCao Cao (155-220), famous statesman and general at the end of Han, noted poet and calligrapher, later warlord, founder and first king of Cao Wei 曹魏, father of Emperor Cao Pi 曹丕; the main villain of novel the Romance of Three Kingdoms 三国演义
曹植cáozhíCao Zhi (192-232), son of Cao Cao 曹操, noted poet and calligrapher
Words With Same Tail Word    
番禺pānyúPanyu district of Guangzhou city 广州市, Guangdong; Panyu county in Guangdong province
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