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English Definitionto cry; to weep
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄎㄨ
Cantonese (Jyutping)huk1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
哭喊kūhǎnto wail
哭丧kūsāngto wail at a funeral; formal wailing while offering sacrifice to the departed
哭泣kūqìto weep
哭墙kūqiángWailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
哭穷kūqióngto bewail one's poverty; to complain about being hard up; to pretend to be poor
Words With Same Tail Word    
哀哭āikūto weep in sorrow
啼哭tíkūto cry; to wail
嚎哭háokūto bawl; to cry; to wail; to howl; also written 号哭
大哭dàkūto cry loudly
痛哭tòngkūto cry bitterly
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