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gāi

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gāi Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gāi | gai1
English translation
should
ought to
probably
must be
to deserve
to owe
to be sb's turn to do sth
that
the above-mentioned
should, ought to, must

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About gāi

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

gāi

Contains the radical

yán

Part of speech

Pronoun / 代词 dài cí Dàicí

Learning hint

speech

Etymology of gāi

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

讠亥

Semantic compound

yán

Phonetic compound

hài

Explanation

Simplified form of gāi . Phonosemantic compound. yán represents the meaning and hài represents the sound.

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Example sentences using gāi

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上班 shàngbān 之前 zhī qián 应该 yīnggāi chī bǎo 早饭 zǎo fàn .

You should eat your breakfast before going to work.

jiù suàn duì le , gāi 那么 nà me shuì ya !

Even if you are right, that's not the way to put it.

玻璃 bōli chuāng bèi 打碎 dǎ suì le ,我们 wǒmen gāi guài shuí ne ?

Who do we have to thank for the broken window?

qiáo , 这么 zhè me wǎn le , 妈妈 māma yòu gāi 唠叨 láodao le !

Look! It's late. Mother will grumble again.

春月忽然 hūrán 懊悔 aò huǐ 起来 qǐlai , gāi zài 喝茶 hē chá shí 那么 nà me 端庄 duān zhuāng yǒu .

Suddenly Spring Moon wished she had not been so virtuous at tea.

Words with gāi

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
gāi should gāi
应该 yīnggāi ought to應該
该死 gāi sǐ Damn it!該死
不该 bù gāi should not不該
活该 huógāi ought活該
该当 gāi dāng should該當
合该 hé gāi ought to合該

gāi Decomposition & Compounds

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gāi Decomposition

See the 4 Chinese characters that make up gāi and their own compounds.

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