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cāi

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cāi Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
cāi | cai1
English translation
to guess
to guess, to conjecture, to suppose; to feel

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About cāi

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

cāi

Contains the radical

quǎn

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

dog

Etymology of cāi

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

犭青

Semantic compound

quǎn

Phonetic compound

Qīng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. quǎn represents the meaning and Qīng represents the sound.

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Example sentences using cāi

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cāi ,今天 jīntiān 上午 shàngwǔ zài 超级市场 chāo jí shì chǎng 碰见 pèng jiàn shuí le ?

Who do you think I knocked against in the supermarket this morning?

不高不 ǎi , 黑发 hēi fà ? 可能 kěnéng zài wán 猜谜游戏 yóuxì ?

Someone average height, dark hair? Or perhaps doing a puzzle?

Cháng 可以 kěyǐ Cóng 上下 shàng xià Wén Zhōng cāi chū 词义 cí yì lái .

You can always tell the meaning of a word from its context.

cāi 这个 zhè ge 大厅 dà tīng Néng 容纳 róngnà 1000 rén .

I guess this hall to accommodate 1 , 000 persons.

cāi bèi de 女友 nǚ yǒu 甩掉 shuǎi diào le .

I guess his girlfriend has given him the gate.

Words with cāi

Explore 12 words and sayings that include the Chinese character cāi in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
cāi to guess cāi
猜测 cāi cè to guess猜測
猜想 cāi xiǎng to guess猜想 cāi xiǎng
竞猜 jìng cāi quiz game競猜
猜疑 cāi yí to suspect猜疑 cāi yí
猜中 cāi zhòng to guess correctly猜中 cāi zhòng
猜忌 cāi jì to be suspicious and jealous of猜忌 cāi jì
猜不透 cāi bu tòu to be unable to guess or make out猜不透 cāi bu tòu
猜拳 cāi quán Morra猜拳 cāi quán
瞎猜 xiā cāi blind guess瞎猜 xiā cāi
两小无猜 liǎng xiǎo wú cāi innocent playmates兩小無猜
猜度 cāi duó to surmise猜度 cāi duó

cāi Decomposition & Compounds

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cāi Decomposition

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