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ㄍㄠ

gāo

tall

高 is a 10 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as gāo in the first tone.

  • ㄍㄠ

    gāo

    tall

    • ?

      • ㄊㄡ ˊ

        tóu

        lid

      • ㄎㄡ ˇ

        kǒu

        opening

    • ㄐㄩㄥ

      jiōng

      border/desert

4 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The lid of the border stopped it from getting too tall.
by CLTCRhys

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If you place a lid over a mouth, over a wall, over a mouth, this could be tall.
by huangying

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The Desert with the tall Border did not have a lid on it.
by CLTCEden

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you need to be tall to put a lid on top of the mouth that stands on top of the border
by Kreinus

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 高

Definitions for 高 pronounced as gāo

  • surname Gao
  • high
  • tall
  • above average
  • loud
  • your (honorific)

Vocabulary

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