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edge / fringe / verge / brink / periphery / marginal / borderline
  *缘* | 缘* | *缘
cause / reason / karma / fate / predestined affinity / margin / hem / edge / along
to have no contact with / to be cut off from / (electricity) to insulate
predestined love / love affinity
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
related / brought together by fate
a marriage predestined by fate
chance / opportunity / destiny
good karma / opportune connection with marriage partner
relations with other people
geographic situation / geo-(politics etc)
chance / opportunity / predestined relationship / (Buddhist) principal and secondary causes / chain of cause and effect
to form ties / to become attached (to sb, sth)
ill-fated relationship
blood relationship / genetic relationship / consanguinity
good karma
to be kindred spirits / to hit it off
Jinghua Yuan or Flowers in the Mirror, Qing novel of fantasy and erudition (early 19th century) by Li Ruzhen 李汝珍
(of a monk) to beg
trailing edge (of airplane wing)
distantly related / remote affinity
(of a monk) to beg for food
casual romance / short-lived relationship
to curry favor / to advance one's career by toadying
to earn people's praise through one's good deeds (idiom)
rim / edge of wheel
(Buddhism) predestined relationship
a marriage predestined in a former life (idiom)

Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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