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English Definitionghost
Simplified Script鬼魂
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄟˇ ㄏㄨㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gwai2wan4
Word Decomposition
guǐghost; demon; terrible; damnable; clever; sly; crafty; sinister plot; (suffix for somebody with a certain vice or addiction etc); one of the 28 constellations
húnsoul; spirit; immortal soul, i.e. that can be detached from the body

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
鬼子guǐzidevils; refers to 日本鬼子, wartime term insult for Japanese
鬼怪guǐguàihobgoblin; bogey; monstrosity; phantom (aircraft type)
鬼叫guǐjiào(coll.) to holler; to squawk
鬼屋guǐwūhaunted house
鬼扯guǐchěnonsense; humbug; bunk; bullshit
Words With Same Tail Word    
灵魂línghúnsoul; spirit
三魂sānhúnthree immortal souls in Daoism, representing spirit and intellect
丢魂diūhúnto be distracted
亡魂wánghúnsoul of the deceased; departed spirit
冤魂yuānhúnghost of one who died unjustly; departed spirit demanding vengeance for grievances
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