Meaning of 缘

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(Trad.: 緣)
Pinyin: yuán
English Definition: cause; reason; karma; fate; predestined affinity; margin; hem; edge; along
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Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
缘故 yuán reason; cause
边缘 biān yuán edge; fringe; verge; brink; periphery; marginal; borderline
无缘 yuán to have no opportunity; no way (of doing sth); no chance; no connection; not placed (in a competition); (in pop lyrics) no chance of love, no place to be together etc
地缘 yuán geographic situation; geo-(politics etc)
血缘 xuè yuán bloodline
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