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English Definitionto register (at a hospital etc); to send by registered mail
Simplified Script挂号
Traditional Script掛號
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄚˋ ㄏㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gwaa3hou6
Part of Speech(动宾式) verb object
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
guàto hang or suspend (from a hook etc); to hang up (the phone); to hang (computing); to be worried or concerned; to make a phone call (dialect); to register or record; to hitch; measure word for sets or clusters of objects; (slang) to kill; to die; to be finished; to fail (an exam)
hàoordinal number; day of a month; mark; sign; business establishment; size; ship suffix; horn (wind instrument); bugle call; assumed name; to take a pulse; classifier used to indicate number of people

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
挂钩guàgōuhook (on which to hang something); to couple; to link together; to peg; to establish contact with; hook; coupling links (e.g. between two railway coaches)
挂牌guàpáilit. to hang up a plate; to open up for business; listed (on stock market)
挂住guàzhùto get caught (entangled); to catch (on something)
挂單guàdānsee 挂褡
Words With Same Tail Word    
口号kǒuhàoslogan; catchphrase
称号chēnghàoname; term of address; title
符号fúhàosymbol; mark; sign
型号xínghàomodel number
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