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English Definitionlump (of earth); chunk; piece; measure word for pieces of cloth, cake, soap, etc.; (coll.) measure word for money and currency units
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄎㄨㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)faai3
Part of Speech(量) measure word
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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块垒kuàilěigloom; a lump on the heart
块根kuàigēnroot tuber; tuberous root
块煤kuàiméilump coal
块茎kuàijīngstem tuber
Words With Same Tail Word    
冰块bīngkuàiice cube; ice chunk
一块yīkuàione block; one piece; one (unit of money); together; in the same place; in company
凝块níngkuàiclot; blood clot
切块qiēkuàito cut into pieces
区块qūkuàiseparate block; specific section; chunk
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