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English Definitionstraightforward; clear-cut; blunt (e.g. statement); you might as well; simply
Simplified Script干脆
Traditional Script乾脆
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄢ ㄘㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gon1ceoi3
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
gāndry; clean; in vain; dried food; foster; adoptive; to ignore; (Chinese surname)
cuìbrittle; fragile; crispy; crunchy; clear and loud voice; neat

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Words With Same Head Word    
干净gānjìngclean; neat
干杯gānbēito drink a toast; Cheers! (proposing a toast); Here's to you!; Bottoms up!; lit. dry cup
干燥gānzàoto dry (of weather, paint, cement etc); desiccation; dull; uninteresting; arid
干旱gānhàndrought; arid; dry
Words With Same Tail Word    
清脆qīngcuìsharp and clear; crisp; melodious; ringing; tinkling; silvery (of sound); fragile; frail; also written 轻脆
爽脆shuǎngcuìsharp and clear; frank; straightfoward; quick; brisk; crisp and tasty
发脆fācuìto become brittle; to become crisp
薄脆báocuìcrispy thin (cooking style)
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