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The Chinese word gui - 贵 - guì
(expensive in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

expensive, valued

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Chinese characters  ( gui / guì ) with pronunciation (English translation: expensive )
贵 ( gui / guì ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 贵 ( gui / guì ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe tai gui le.
Zhè tài guì le.

 – English translation: This is too expensive.

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Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

shell  |  valuable
贵 ( gui / guì ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 909)
Chinese example words containing the character 贵 ( gui / guì )
昂贵 ( ángguì = expensive ), 贵姓 ( guìxìng = what's your name ), 贵阳 ( Guìyáng = Guiyang ), 贵州 ( Guìzhōu = Guizhou ), 您贵姓 ( nín guì xìng = what's your name ), 珍贵 ( zhēnguì = precious )
Other characters that are pronounced guì in Chinese
More words that mean expensive in Chinese
ángguì ( 昂贵 )

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