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English Definitionhigh; tall; above average; loud; your (honorific); (Chinese surname)
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄍㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gou1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
高兴gāoxìnghappy; glad; willing (to do something); in a cheerful mood
高度gāodùheight; altitude; elevation; high degree; highly
高大gāodàtall; lofty
高级gāojíhigh level; high grade; advanced; high-ranking
Words With Same Tail Word    
提高tígāoto raise; to increase; to improve
崇高chónggāomajestic; sublime
跳高tiàogāohigh jump (athletics)
升高shēnggāoto raise; to ascend
身高shēngāo(a person's) height
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