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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
qǔ | qu3
English translation
to take a wife
to marry (a woman)
to marry, to take a wife

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

To take  a wife  also provides the pronunciation

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

取女

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大家 dàjiā dōu zài 推测 tuīcè 王子 wángzǐ huì shuí .

Speculation was rife as to whom the prince might marry.

我们 wǒmen dōu 知道 zhīdào yǒu 某个极其 jíqí 出众 chū zhòng de Shuài le 极其 jíqí 平常 píngcháng 的壁 Huā .

We all know drop - dead beautiful person married to an unusually plain wallflower.

有幸 yǒu xìng dào 如此 rú cǐ wèi xián .

He is blessed in having such a good wife.

鳏夫 guān fū 未曾 wèi céng zài .

The widower did not remarry.

史密斯 Shǐ mì sī 先生 Xiānsheng yāo 鲁滨逊小姐 xiǎojie wéi .

Mr. Smith is taking Miss Robinson in marriage.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
to take a wife
迎娶 yíng qǔ to marry迎娶 yíng qǔ
娶媳妇 qǔ xí fù to get oneself a wife娶媳婦
嫁娶 jià qǔ marriage嫁娶 jià qǔ
娶妻 qǔ qī to take a wife娶妻 qǔ qī
娶亲 qǔ qīn to take a wife娶親
明媒正娶 míng méi zhèng qǔ to be officially wed明媒正娶 míng méi zhèng qǔ
续娶 xù qǔ to remarry續娶

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Decomposition

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