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The Chinese word yexu - 也许 - yĕxŭ
(perhaps in Chinese)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Note: In this special case, one of the tones is pronounced differently than the (written) Pinyin phonetic script indicates. This phenomenon is called Tone sandhi.

English translations

may, maybe, possibly, should be

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( yexu / yĕxŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: perhaps )

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也许 ( yexu / yĕxŭ ) is composed of these characters: (ye) , (xu)
也许 ( yexu / yĕxŭ ) in traditional characters

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

also  |  perhaps
也许 ( yexu / yĕxŭ ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 208)
More words that mean perhaps in Chinese
dàgài ( 大概 ), huòzhĕ ( 或者 ), kŏngpà ( 恐怕 )

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