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English Definitionpolite; courteous; formal; modest
Simplified Script客气
Traditional Script客氣
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄜˋ ㄑㄧ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)haak3hei3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
customer; visitor; guest
gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi

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Words With Same Head Word    
客人kèrénvisitor; guest; customer; client
客观kèguānobjective; impartial
客厅kètīngdrawing room (room for arriving guests); living room
客房kèfángguest room
客满kèmǎnto have a full house; to be sold out; no vacancy
Words With Same Tail Word    
不客气bù kèqiyou're welcome; don't mention it; impolite; rude; blunt
脾气píqicharacter; temperament; disposition; bad temper
运气yùnqiluck (good or bad)
和气héqifriendly; polite; amiable
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