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缘起
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English Definitionorigin
Simplified Script缘起
Traditional Script緣起
Pinyinyuánqǐ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄑㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4hei2
Word Decomposition
yuáncause; reason; karma; fate; predestined affinity; margin; hem; edge; along
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
缘故yuángùreason; cause
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
Words With Same Tail Word    
一起yīqǐin the same place; together; with; altogether (in total)
对不起duì bù qǐunworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
从…起cóng … qǐstarting from …
引起yǐnqǐto give rise to; to lead to; to cause; to arouse
兴起xīngqǐto rise; to spring up; to burgeon; to be aroused; to come into vogue
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