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English Definitionstrange; curious; surprising
Simplified Script可怪
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄜˇ ㄍㄨㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ho2gwaai3
Word Decomposition
can; may; able to; to approve; to permit; to suit; (particle used for emphasis) certainly; very
guàibewildering; odd; strange; uncanny; devil; monster; to wonder at; to blame; quite; rather

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Words With Same Head Word    
可以kěyǐcan; may; possible; able to; not bad; pretty good
可能kěnéngmight (happen); can (happen); possible; probable; possibility; probability; maybe; perhaps
可是kěshìbut; however; (used for emphasis) indeed
可怕kěpàawful; dreadful; fearful; formidable; frightful; scary; hideous; horrible; terrible; terribly
Words With Same Tail Word    
奇怪qíguàistrange; odd; to marvel; to be baffled
难怪nánguài(it's) no wonder (that...); (it's) not surprising (that)
古怪gǔguàieccentric; grotesque; oddly; queer
作怪zuòguài(of a ghost) to make strange things happen; to act up; to act behind the scenes; to make mischief; odd; to misbehave (euphemism for having sex)
妖怪yāoguàimonster; devil
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