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淘气
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English Definitionnaughty; mischievous
Simplified Script淘气
Traditional Script淘氣
Pinyintáoqì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄠˊ ㄑㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tou4hei3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
táoto wash; to clean out; to cleanse; to eliminate; to dredge
gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
淘汰táotàito wash out; elimination (by selection); natural selection; to knock out (in a competition); to die out; to phase out
淘客táokètalk (loanword); chatline of PRC Internet company Taobao, taokshop.com
淘析táoxīto strain; to wash and filter
淘河táohépelican
淘洗táoxǐto wash
Words With Same Tail Word    
天气tiānqìweather
空气kōngqìair; atmosphere
勇气yǒngqìcourage; valor
语气yǔqìtone; manner of speaking; mood
暖气nuǎnqìcentral heating; heater; warm air
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