Meaning of 诀

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(Trad.: 訣)
Pinyin: jué
English Definition: to bid farewell; tricks of the trade; pithy mnemonic formula (e.g. Mao Zedong's 16-character mantra 十六字诀 on guerrilla warfare)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: Words said at a parting ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ guài ] decisive, certain; parted; fork
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Example Words
秘诀 jué secret know-how; key (to longevity); secret (of happiness); recipe (for success)
诀窍 jué qiào secret; trick; knack; key
诀别 jué bié to bid farewell; to part (usually with little hope of meeting again)
口诀 kǒu jué mnemonic chant; rhyme for remembering (arithmetic tables, character stroke order etc)
永诀 yǒng jué to part forever; eternal parting (i.e. death)
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Example Sentences
It must be kept in mind that there is no secret of success but hard work.
Was it "God's Will" that my Mother should die from illness at that point?
If you are Lady Burnewilke by now, take my letter as a wistful farewell compliment to an unlikely and wonderful love.
Love and its different incantations are put up on display, even parental ones, as the plot slowly unravels to its surprise ending.
You can then put your extra money into savings accounts and investment portfolios.