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English Definitionhappy; glad; willing (to do something); in a cheerful mood
Simplified Script高兴
Traditional Script高興
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄠ ㄒㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gou1hing3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
gāohigh; tall; above average; loud; your (honorific); (Chinese surname)
xìngfeeling or desire to do something; interest in something; excitement

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
高度gāodùheight; altitude; elevation; high degree; highly
高大gāodàtall; lofty
高级gāojíhigh level; high grade; advanced; high-ranking
高速gāosùhigh speed
Words With Same Tail Word    
乘兴chéngxìngwhile in high spirits; feeling upbeat; on an impulse
助兴zhùxìngto add to the fun; to liven things up
即兴jíxìngimprovisation (in the arts); impromptu; extemporaneous
意兴yìxìnginterest; enthusiasm
扫兴sǎoxìngto have one's spirits dampened; to feel disappointed
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