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English Definitionpleasant to hear
Traditional Script好聽
Simplified Script好听
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄠˇ ㄊㄧㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hou2teng1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
hǎogood; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness); (of two people) close; on intimate terms
tīng(literary pronunciation, still advocated in Taiwan) to rule; to sentence; to allow

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
好像hǎoxiàngas if; to seem like
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
Words With Same Tail Word    
旁聽pángtīngto visit (a meeting, class, trial etc)
傾聽qīngtīngto listen attentively
竊聽qiètīngto eavesdrop; to wiretap
收聽shōutīngto listen (to); to listen (in)
監聽jiāntīngto monitor; to listen in; to eavesdrop
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