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Main
English Definitionto say; to tell; to announce; to report; to denounce; to file a lawsuit; to sue
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyingào
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄍㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gou3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
告诉gàosuto tell; to inform; to let know
告别gàobiéto leave; to bid farewell to; to say good-bye to
告辞gàocíto say goodbye; to take one's leave
告状gàozhuàngto complain; to sue; to bring a lawsuit; to lodge a complaint against somebody with a manager
告诫gàojièto warn; to admonish
Words With Same Tail Word    
报告bàogàoto inform; to report; to make known; report; speech; talk; lecture
广告guǎnggàoto advertise; a commercial; advertisement
转告zhuǎngàoto pass on; to communicate; to transmit
警告jǐnggàoto warn; to admonish
宣告xuāngàoto declare; to proclaim
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