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ǒu
adv. by chance
Other meanings
[ǒu]   char. idol; mate, spouse; even (number)
    person, man
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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ǒu rán
adj./adv. incidental, casual; by chance, occasionally
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wǒ men gāng cái zài jiē shang ǒu yù le
phr. We just met each other accidentally in the street.
ǒu fā
adj. accidental, fortuitous
óu ěr
adj. occasional, happening from time to time
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xiāng yuē bù rú ǒu yù
phr. Making an appointment is not as good as meeting by chance.