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ㄍㄟ ˇ



給 is a 12 stroke, traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as gěi in the third tone, however it can also be pronounced as .

In simplified Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (silk) and (join).

  • ㄍㄟ ˇ



    • silk

    • ㄏㄜ ˊ


3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The girl joined the silk into a purse to give to her mother.
by rollredcat

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Chữ 給 (给) gồm chữ lụa ở bên trái và bên phải miêu tả một vật có nắp đậy: Hộp đậy nắp gói trong lụa là một món quà quí giá để tặng.
by QLL

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"The [gei]sha in SILK gives everyone tea and con[gee] then JOINs them," reads Anne.
by vms5q

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We found 2 pronunciations for 給


Definitions for 給 pronounced as gěi

  • to
  • for
  • for the benefit of
  • to give
  • to allow
  • to do sth (for sb)
  • (grammatical equivalent of 被)
  • (grammatical equivalent of 把)
  • (sentence intensifier)

Definitions for 給 pronounced as jǐ

  • to supply
  • to provide


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Collections which contain 給 — see all

HSK 2 (Traditional)

by Melidara 171 characters


by Melidara 126 characters

Vocabulary L4

by alee70 21 characters

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