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English Definitionas if; to seem like
Simplified Script好像
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄠˇ ㄒㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hou2zoeng6
Part of Speech(动) verb, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
hǎogood; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness); (of two people) close; on intimate terms
xiàngto resemble; to be like; to look as if; such as; appearance; image; portrait; image under a mapping (math.)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
好吃hǎochītasty; delicious
好看hǎokàngood-looking; nice-looking; good (of a movie, book, TV show etc); embarrassed; humiliated
好久hǎojiǔquite a while
好些hǎoxiēa good deal of; quite a lot
好听hǎotīngpleasant to hear
Words With Same Tail Word    
录像lùxiàngto videotape; to videorecord; video recording
想像xiǎngxiàngto imagine; to conceive of; to visualize; imagination
佛像fóxiàngBuddhist image; statue of Buddha or Bodhisattva
肖像xiàoxiàngportrait (painting, photo etc); (in a general sense) representation of a person; likeness
音像yīnxiàngaudio and video; audiovisual
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