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The Chinese word ge - 歌 - gē
(to sing in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

to sing, song

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The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( ge / gē ) with pronunciation (English translation: to sing )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

mouth  |  person  |  someone using his/her mouth
歌 ( ge / gē ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 726)
Chinese example words containing the character 歌 ( ge / gē )
唱歌 ( chàng gē = to sing ), 歌词 ( gēcí = lyrics ), 歌剧 ( gējù = opera ), 歌曲 ( gēqŭ = song ), 歌儿 ( gēr = song ), 民歌 ( míngē = folk song ), 诗歌 ( shīgē = poetry )
Other characters that are pronounced gē in Chinese
More words that mean to sing in Chinese
chàng ( 唱 ), chàng gē ( 唱歌 )
More words that mean song in Chinese
gēqŭ ( 歌曲 ), gēr ( 歌儿 ), ( 曲 )

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