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gǎo

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gǎo Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 8 English Translations of the word gǎo .

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gǎo | gao3
English translation
to do
to make
to go in for
to set up
to get hold of
to take care of
to do, to fix, to make, to settle

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About gǎo

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Number of strokes

13

Traditional form

gǎo

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

hand

Etymology of gǎo

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

扌高

Semantic compound

shǒu

Phonetic compound

Gāo

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and Gāo represents the sound.
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Example sentences using gǎo

Broaden your vocabulary by interacting with 5 audio-assisted sentences using the Chinese word gǎo in different contexts.

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Néng 数字 shùzì Zhā 一下 yīxià ,看看 kàn kan 什么 shénme 地方 dìfāng gǎo Cuò le , hǎo ?

Could you check these figures and see where I have slipped up?

Bié hǎo de pái gǎo luàn le .

Don't play the mischief with the cards I have arranged.

他们 tā men shéi méi gǎo dào 旅游 lǚyóu 指南 zhǐ nán .

None of them has got a handbook to tourists.

爸爸 bàba , chā 一句 yī jù . 怎么 zěnme huì gǎo Cuò Ān Dōng 索非亚 Suǒ fēi yà ?

Lorelai: " I'm sorry . Dad, how do you mix up Anton and Sophia ? "

wéi ,得了 dé le , gǎo lái gěi 看看 kàn kan ya . shì zhuā dào de .

" Well , why don't you ? Becuz you know mighty well you can't.

Words with gǎo

Explore 10 words and sayings that include the Chinese character gǎo in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
gǎo to do gǎo
搞好 gǎo hǎo to do well at搞好 gǎo hǎo
搞活 gǎo huó to enliven搞活 gǎo huó
搞鬼 gǎo guǐ to make mischief搞鬼 gǎo guǐ
搞乱 gǎo luàn to mess up搞亂
乱搞 luàn gǎo to make a mess亂搞
搞砸 gǎo zá to foul up搞砸 gǎo zá
瞎搞 xiā gǎo to fool around瞎搞 xiā gǎo
胡搞 hú gǎo to mess around胡搞 hú gǎo
搞花样 gǎo huā yàng to cheat搞花樣

gǎo Decomposition & Compounds

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gǎo Decomposition

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