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缘故
Main
English Definitionreason; cause
Simplified Script缘故
Traditional Script緣故
Pinyinyuángù
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄍㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4gu3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yuáncause; reason; karma; fate; predestined affinity; margin; hem; edge; along
happening; instance; reason; cause; intentional; former; old; friend; therefore; hence; (of people) to die, dead

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Words With Same Head Word    
缘何yuánhéwhy?; for what reason?
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    
事故shìgùaccident
变故biàngùan unforeseen event; accident; misfortune
已故yǐgùthe late; deceased
世故shìgùthe ways of the world
亡故wánggùto die; to pass away
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