(guāi)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. (of a child) obedient
  2. well-behaved
  3. clever
  4. perverse
  5. contrary to reason

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • guāi > guai1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
得便宜卖乖 dé pián yi mài guāi to have benefited from sth but pretend otherwise/to claim to be hard done by, even though one has benefited
乖乖 guāi guāi (of a child) well-behaved/obediently/(term of endearment for a child) darling/sweetie
乖乖 guāi guai goodness gracious!/oh my lord!
乖乖牌 guāi guāi pái good little boy (or girl)
乖觉 guāi jué perceptive/alert/clever/shrewd
乖戾 guāi lì perverse (behavior)/disagreeable (character)
乖离 guāi lí to part/to separate/to deviate
乖谬 guāi miù ridiculous/abnormal
乖僻 guāi pì peculiar/eccentric
乖巧 guāi qiǎo clever (child)/smart/lovable/cute
乖顺 guāi shùn obedient (colloquial)
乖忤 guāi wǔ stubborn/contrary/disobedient
乖迕 guāi wǔ stubborn/contrary/disobedient
乖张 guāi zhāng recalcitrant/unreasonable/peevish
上一次当,学一次乖 shàng yī cì dàng, xué yī cì guāi to take sth as a lesson for next time (idiom)/once bitten, twice shy
时乖命蹇 shí guāi mìng jiǎn bad times, adverse fate (idiom)
讨好卖乖 tǎo hǎo mài guāi to curry favor by showing obeisance (idiom)
学乖 xué guāi to learn from experience (coll.)
嘴乖 zuǐ guāi (coll.) to speak in a clever and lovable way

HSK 1

150 words

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HSK 2

150 words

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HSK 3

300 words

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HSK 4

600 words

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HSK 5

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HSK 6

2500 words

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