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祖国
Main
English Definitionmotherland
Simplified Script祖国
Traditional Script祖國
Pinyinzǔguó
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨˇ ㄍㄨㄛˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zou2gwok3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
ancestor; forefather; grandparents; (Chinese surname)
guócountry; nation; state; national; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
祖父zǔfùfather's father; paternal grandfather
祖先zǔxiānancestor; forebears
祖母zǔmǔfather's mother; paternal grandmother
祖宗zǔzōngancestor; forebear
祖传zǔchuánpassed on from ancestors; handed down from generation to generation
Words With Same Tail Word    
中国zhōngguóChina
外国wàiguóforeign (country)
出国chūguóto go abroad; to leave the country; emigration
回国huíguóto return to one's home country
共和国gònghé guórepublic
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