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English Definitionrule; regulation; rules and regulations
Simplified Script规则
Traditional Script規則
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄟ ㄗㄜˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kwai1zak1
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate,Advanced
Word Decomposition
guīcompass; a rule; regulation; to admonish; to plan; to scheme
(conjunction used to express contrast with a previous clause) but; then; standard; norm; principle; to imitate; to follow; measure word for written items

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Words With Same Head Word    
规定guīdìngprovision; to fix; to set; to formulate; to stipulate; to provide; regulation; rule
规模guīmóscale; scope; extent
规律guīlǜrule (e.g. of science); law of behavior; regular pattern; rhythm; discipline
规划guīhuàto plan (how to do something); planning; plan; program
规矩guījulit. compass and set square; fig. established standard; rule; customs; practices; fig. upright and honest; well-behaved
Words With Same Tail Word    
原则yuánzéprinciple; doctrine
否则fǒuzéif not; otherwise; else; or else
准则zhǔnzénorm; standard; criterion
法则fǎzélaw; rule; code
以身作则yǐ shēn zuò zéto set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
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