Meaning of 去

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English Definition: to go; to go to (a place); (of a time etc) last; just passed; to send; to remove; to get rid of; to reduce; to be apart from in space or time; to die (euphemism); to play (a part); (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do sth; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation)
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideograph: Speak (variant of ) with a leaving person (altered shape of a person)
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ ] private, secret
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Example Words:
去年 [ nián ]: last year
过去 [ guò ]: (in the) past; former; previous; to go over; to pass by
失去 [ shī ]: to lose
去世 [ shì ]: to pass away; to die
去中心化 [ zhōng xīn huà ]: decentralization
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