(gài)

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Meaning

  1. lid
  2. top
  3. cover
  4. to build

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • gài > gai4

  • 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
覆盖 fùgài to cover
盖章 gàizhāng affix one's seal/seal/stamp
膝盖 xīgài knee
掩盖 yǎngài conceal/cover up/hide behind
阿尔盖达 Ā ěr Gài dá al-Qaeda
阿盖达 Ā Gài dá al-Qaeda
宝盖 bǎo gài name of "roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40)/see also 宀[mián]
宝盖草 bǎo gài cǎo henbit deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule)
比尔·盖茨 Bǐ ěr · Gài cí Bill Gates (1955-), co-founder of Microsoft
冰盖 bīng gài ice sheet
才华盖世 cái huá gài shì peerless talent (idiom)/incomparable artistic merit
臭盖 chòu gài to drivel (Tw)
搭盖 dā gài to build (esp. with simple materials)/to knock together (a temporary shed)/to rig up
大盖帽 dà gài mào peaked cap/service cap/visor cap
岛盖部 dǎo gài bù pars perculairs
顶盖 dǐng gài roof/lid
东茅草盖 dōng máo cǎo gài thatched roof
翻盖 fān gài flip-top (mobile phone, handbag etc)/to rebuild/to renovate
封盖 fēng gài cap/seal/cover/to cover/blocked shot (basketball)
覆盖 fù gài to cover
覆盖率 fù gài lǜ coverage
覆盖面 fù gài miàn coverage
腐殖覆盖物 fǔ zhí fù gài wù mulch
盖菜 gài cài leaf mustard
盖层 gài céng cap rock
盖茨 Gài cí Gates (name)
盖茨比 Gài cí bǐ Gatsby
盖度 gài dù coverage (in botany)
盖儿 gài er cover/lid
盖尔 Gài ěr Gaelic/Geier or Gayer (name)
盖尔语 Gài ěr yǔ Gaelic (language)
盖饭 gài fàn rice with meat and vegetables
盖革计数器 Gài gé jì shù qì Geiger counter
盖棺定论 gài guān dìng lùn don't pass judgment on a person's life until the lid is on the coffin (idiom)
盖棺论定 gài guān lùn dìng don't pass judgment on a person's life until the lid is on the coffin (idiom)
盖火锅 gài huǒ guō to block a shot (basketball)
盖浇饭 gài jiāo fàn rice with meat and vegetables
盖率 gài lǜ coverage
盖帽 gài mào block (basketball)
盖帽儿 gài mào er to block a shot (basketball)/(dialect) excellent/fantastic
盖门 gài mén closing cover/door (e.g. of photocopier)
盖牌 gài pái to fold (poker)
盖然性 gài rán xìng probability
盖上 gài shang to cover
盖世 gài shì unrivalled/matchless
盖世太保 Gài shì tài bǎo Gestapo
盖台广告 gài tái guǎng gào (Tw) slot advertisement/interstitial ad/splash ad
盖特纳 Gài tè nà Geithner (name)/Timothy Geithner (1961-), US banker, Treasury Secretary 2009-2013
盖头 gài tóu cover/cap/topping/head covering/veil
盖瓦 gài wǎ tiling (of roofs, floors, walls etc)
盖碗 gài wǎn lidded teacup
盖县 Gài xiàn Gai county in Liaoning
盖亚那 Gài yà nà Guyana, NE of South America (Tw)
盖印 gài yìn to affix a seal/to stamp (a document)
盖章 gài zhāng to affix a seal/to stamp (a document)/to sign off on sth
盖州 Gài zhōu Gaizhou county level city in Yingkou 營口|营口, Liaoning
盖州市 Gài zhōu shì Gaizhou county level city in Yingkou 營口|营口, Liaoning
盖子 gài zi cover/lid/shell
盖兹 Gài zī Gates (name)
毂盖 gǔ gài hubcap
锅盖 guō gài saucepan lid/(satellite) dish
锅盖头 guō gài tóu bowl cut (hairstyle)
涵盖 hán gài to cover/to comprise/to include
后盖 hòu gài back cover/shell (of crab etc)
华盖 huá gài imperial canopy (e.g. domed umbrella-like roof over carriage)/aureole/halo
滑盖手机 huá gài shǒu jī slider phone
加盖 jiā gài to seal (with official stamp)/to stamp/fig. to ratify/to put lid on (cooking pot)/to cap/to build an extension or additional storey
卷铺盖 juǎn pū gài to pack and quit/to be sacked
卷铺盖走人 juǎn pū gài zǒu rén to pack one's things and leave
菌盖 jùn gài cap of mushroom
磕膝盖 kē xī gài (dialect) knee
拉盖尔 Lā gài ěr Laguerre (name)/Edmond Laguerre (1834-1886), French mathematician
雷盖 léi gài reggae (loanword)/also written 雷鬼[léi guǐ]
麦盖提 Mài gě tí Mekit nahiyisi (Makit county) in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Kā shí dì qū], west Xinjiang
麦盖提县 Mài gě tí xiàn Mekit nahiyisi (Makit county) in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区[Kā shí dì qū], west Xinjiang
篷盖布 péng gài bù sail cloth
劈头盖脸 pī tóu gài liǎn lit. splitting the head and covering the face (idiom)/fig. pelting (with rain etc)/showering down
平宝盖 píng bǎo gài name of "cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14)/see also 冖[mì]
铺盖 pū gài to spread evenly over
铺盖 pū gai bedding/bedclothes
铺盖卷儿 pū gài juǎn er bedroll
铺天盖地 pū tiān gài dì lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom)/fig. earth-shattering/omnipresent/of universal importance
倾盖 qīng gài to meet in passing/to get on well at first meeting
软口盖 ruǎn kǒu gài soft palate/velum
若尔盖 Ruò ěr gài Zoigê county (Tibetan: mdzod dge rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州[A1 bà Zàng zú Qiāng zú zì zhì zhōu], northwest Sichuan
若尔盖县 Ruò ěr gài xiàn Zoigê county (Tibetan: mdzod dge rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州[A1 bà Zàng zú Qiāng zú zì zhì zhōu], northwest Sichuan
三八大盖 Sān bā Dà gài (coll.) Arisaka Type 38 rifle (Japanese army rifle used 1905-1945)
苏姆盖特 Sū mǔ gài tè Sumgayit, city in Azerbaijan
头盖 tóu gài skull/cranium
头盖骨 tóu gài gǔ skull/cranium
秃宝盖 tū bǎo gài name of "cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14)/see also 冖[mì]
涂盖 tú gài to coat/to mask/to plaster over
膝盖 xī gài knee/(Internet slang) to kneel down (in admiration)
膝盖骨 xī gài gǔ kneecap
谢尔盖 Xiè ěr gài Sergei (name)
淹盖 yān gài to submerge/to flood/to drown out
掩盖 yǎn gài to conceal/to hide behind/to cover up
掖掖盖盖 yē yē gài gài stealthily/clandestinely
引擎盖 yǐn qíng gài (car) hood/bonnet
欲盖弥彰 yù gài mí zhāng trying to hide it makes it more conspicuous (idiom)/A cover up only makes matters worse.
遮盖 zhē gài to hide/to cover (one's tracks)
指甲盖 zhǐ jia gài fingernail
周瑜打黄盖 Zhōu Yú dǎ Huáng Gài fig. with the connivance of both sides/fig. by mutual consent/cf Wu patriot Huang Gai submits to mock beating at the hands of General Zhou Yu to deceive Cao Cao 曹操 before the 208 battle of Redcliff 赤壁之戰|赤壁之战[Chì bì zhī zhàn]

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