Meaning of 所

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    • door; family
    • a catty (about 500 grams); an axe; keen, shrewd
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Pinyin: suǒ
English Definition: actually; place; classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc; that which; particle introducing a relative clause or passive; Classifiers:
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Example Words:
场所 [ chǎng suǒ ]: location; place
众所周知 [ zhòng suǒ zhōu zhī ]: as everyone knows (idiom)
理所当然 [ suǒ dāng rán ]: as it should be by rights (idiom); proper and to be expected as a matter of course; inevitable and right
力所能及 [ suǒ néng ]: as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability; within one's powers
所谓 [ suǒ wèi ]: so-called; what is called
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