• kāi

    ㄎㄞ

    open

    to start, to turn on

    • one

      1, single

    • gǒng

      ㄍㄨㄥˇ

      two hands

      hands joined

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One person used two hands to open the door.

Kai opens the door with both hands

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kāi shǐ

ㄎㄞ ㄕˇ

open + begin

to begin, beginning, to start, initial, CL:個|个[ge4]

kāi xīn

ㄎㄞ ㄒㄧㄣ

open + heart

to feel happy, to rejoice, to have a great time, to make fun of sb

kāi

ㄌㄧˊ ㄎㄞ

leave + open

to depart, to leave