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活该
Main
English Definition(coll.) serve somebody right; deservedly; ought; should
Simplified Script活该
Traditional Script活該
Pinyinhuógāi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄛˊ ㄍㄞ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wut6goi1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
huóto live; alive; living; work; workmanship
gāishould; ought to; probably; must be; to deserve; to owe; to be somebody's turn to do something; that; the above-mentioned

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Words With Same Head Word    
活动huódòngto exercise; to move about; to operate; to use connections (personal influence); loose; shaky; active; movable; activity; campaign; maneuver; behavior
活儿huórwork; (lots of) things to do
活跃huóyuèactive; lively; excited; to enliven; to brighten up
活力huólìenergy; vitality; vigor; vital force
活捉huózhuōcaptivity
Words With Same Tail Word    
应该yīnggāiought to; should; must
不该bùgāishould not; to owe nothing
合该hégāiought to; should
但该dàngāibut this
本该běngāishould
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