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English Definitionto drift through life
Simplified Script苟存
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄡˇ ㄘㄨㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gau2cyun4
Word Decomposition
gǒuif; supposing; careless; negligent; temporarily; (Chinese surname)
cúnto exist; to deposit; to store; to keep; to survive

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
苟且gǒuqiěperfunctory; careless; drifting along; resigned to one's fate; improper (relations); illicit (sex)
苟取gǒuqǔ(literary) to extort; to take as bribe
苟合gǒuhéillicit sexual relations
苟同gǒutóngto agree blindly
苟安gǒu'ānsee 苟且偷安
Words With Same Tail Word    
保存bǎocúnto conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)
生存shēngcúnto exist; to survive
库存kùcúnproperty or cash held in reserve; stock
储存chǔcúnstockpile; to store; to stockpile; storage
并存bìngcúnto exist at the same time; to coexist
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