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除了
Main
English Definitionbesides; apart from (... also...); in addition to; except (for)
Simplified Script除了
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinchúle
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨˊ ㄌㄜ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceoi4liu5
Part of Speech(介) preposition
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
chúto get rid of; to remove; to exclude; to eliminate; to wipe out; to divide; except; not including
le(modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)

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Words With Same Head Word    
除非chúfēionly if (..., or otherwise, ...); only when; only in the case that; unless
除夕chúxīlunar New Year's Eve
除外chúwàito exclude; not including something (when counting or listing); except for
除此之外chú cǐ zhīwàiapart from this; in addition to this
除以chúyǐ(math.) divided by
Words With Same Tail Word    
为了wèilein order to; for the purpose of; so as to
算了suànlelet it be; let it pass; forget about it
极了jíleextremely; exceedingly
好了hǎoleOK; all done
对了duìleCorrect!; Oh, that's right, ... (when one suddenly remembers something one wanted to mention); Oh, by the way, ...
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