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English Definitionafter; then (afterwards); after that; afterwards
Simplified Script然后
Traditional Script然後
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄖㄢˊ ㄏㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jin4hau6
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
ráncorrect; right; so; thus; like this; -ly
hòuback; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later

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Words With Same Head Word    
然而rán'érhowever; yet; but
然则ránzéthat being the case; then; in that case
然顷ránqǐngin a short time; soon; before long
然之后rán zhīhòuafter that; and then
Words With Same Tail Word    
最后zuìhòufinal; last; finally; ultimate
以后yǐhòuafter; later; afterwards; following; later on; in the future
之后zhīhòuafterwards; following; later; after
今后jīnhòuhereafter; henceforth; in the future; from now on
先后xiānhòuearly or late; priority; in succession; one after another
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