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ㄎㄞ

kāi

open

开 is a 4 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as kāi in the first tone.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (one) and (twenty, twentieth).

  • ㄎㄞ

    kāi

    open

    • one

    • ㄋㄧㄢ ˋ

      niàn

      twenty, twentieth

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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Kai opens the door with both hands
by poptart

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One person used two hands to open the door.
by RobotPuppyMath

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 开

Definitions for 开 pronounced as kāi

  • to open
  • to start
  • to turn on
  • to boil
  • to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc)
  • to operate (a vehicle)
  • carat (gold)
  • abbr. for Kelvin, 開爾文|开尔文[Kai1 er3 wen2]
  • abbr. for 開本|开本[kai1 ben3], book format

Vocabulary

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