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English Definitionto hesitate
Simplified Script犹豫
Traditional Script猶豫
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄡˊ ㄩˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jau4jyu6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yóuas if; (just) like; just as; still; yet
happy; carefree; at one's ease; variant of ; old variant of ; abbr. for Henan province 河南 in central China

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犹如yóurúsimilar to; appearing to be
犹太yóutàiJew; Jewish; Judea (in Biblical Palestine)
犹大yóudàJudas; Judah (son of Jacob)
犹女yóunǚniece (old)
Words With Same Tail Word    
宿豫sùyùSuyu district of Suqian city 宿迁市, Jiangsu
李豫lǐyùLi Yu, personal name of ninth Tang emperor Taizong 代宗 (727-779), reigned 762-779
逸豫yìyùidleness and pleasure
核驰豫hé chí yùnuclear relaxation
黑尾豫hēi wěi yùgodwit
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