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缘何
Main
English Definitionwhy?; for what reason?
Simplified Script缘何
Traditional Script緣何
Pinyinyuánhé
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄏㄜˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4ho4
Word Decomposition
yuáncause; reason; karma; fate; predestined affinity; margin; hem; edge; along
what; how; why; which; carry; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
缘故yuángùreason; cause
缘分yuánfènfate or chance that brings people together; predestined affinity or relationship; (Budd.) destiny
缘于yuányúto originate from; to come from the fact that; owing to; because of
缘由yuányóureason; cause
缘起yuánqǐorigin
Words With Same Tail Word    
任何rènhéany; whatever; whichever; whatsoever
如何rúhéhow; what way; what
无可奈何wúkě nàihéhave no way out; have no alternative; abbr. to 无奈
无论如何wúlùn rúhéanyhow; anyway; whatever
为何wèihéwhy
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