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gěi

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gěi Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gěi | gei3
English translation
to
for
for the benefit of
to give
to allow
to do sth (for sb)
(passive particle)
to give, to lend; for, by
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
jǐ | ji3
English translation
to supply
to provide

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About gěi

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Number of strokes

9

Traditional form

gěi

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Preposition / 介词 jiè cí Jiècí

Learning hint

thread

Etymology of gěi

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

纟合

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Simplified form of gěi . Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. The (silk) component is used because silk is a precious material often given as a gift.

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Example sentences using gěi

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他们 tā men gěi 盐水 Yán shuǐ hǎo ràng 她吐出 lái .

They gave her salty water to make her vomit.

这些 zhè xiē 衣服 yīfu gěi 姐姐 jiějie hǎo ?

Could you bundle these clothes off to my sister?

zhè fèn 电报 diàn bào zhuǎn jiāo gěi de 朋友 péngyou hǎo ?

Will you hand on this telegram to your friend?

qǐng běn Shū 递给 hǎo ?

Will you have the kindness to hand me that book?

Néng gěi zhǎo hǎo 旅馆 lǚ guǎn ?

Can you fit me up in a good hotel?

Words with gěi

Explore 21 words and sayings that include the Chinese character gěi in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
gěi to gěi
给予 jǐyǔ to accord給予
送给 sòng gěi to send送給
留给 liú gěi to set aside for留給
交给 jiāo gěi to give交給
供给 gōngjǐ to furnish供給
发给 fā gěi to issue發給
补给 bǔ jǐ supply補給
付给 fù gěi to deliver付給
借给 jiè gěi to lend to sb借給
给以 gěi yǐ to give給以
赐给 cì gěi to bestow賜給
配给 pèi jǐ to ration配給
自给 zì jǐ self-reliant自給
自给自足 zì jǐ zì zú self-sufficiency自給自足
给面子 gěi miàn zi to show deference or praise publicly給面子
转给 zhuǎn gěi to pass on to轉給
还给 huán gěi to return sth to sb還給
输给 shū gěi to lose to (sb)輸給
桑给巴尔 Sāng jǐ bā ěr Zanzibar桑給巴爾
补给品 bǔ jǐ pǐn supplies補給品

gěi Decomposition & Compounds

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gěi Decomposition

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