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The Chinese word kuai - 快 - kuài
(fast in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

fast, swift, swiftness, sharp, to be satisfied,
quick, rapid, rapidness, to hurry up

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Chinese characters  ( kuai / kuài ) with pronunciation (English translation: fast )
The traditional Chinese characters of kuài are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

express  |  speedboat
快 ( kuai / kuài ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 330)
Chinese example words containing the character 快 ( kuai / kuài )
赶快 ( gănkuài = haste ), 快餐 ( kuàicān = quick lunch ), 快乐 ( kuàilè = happy ), 凉快 ( liángkuai = to cool ), 普快车 ( pŭkuàichē = regular express ), 生日快乐 ( shēngrìkuàilè = happy birthday ), 特快车 ( tèkuàichē = super express ), 愉快 ( yúkuài = cheerful ), 周年快乐 ( zhōuniánkuàilè = happy anniversary )
Other characters that are pronounced kuài in Chinese
More words that mean fast in Chinese
xùnsù ( 迅速 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
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