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The Chinese word waigong - 外公 - wàigōng
(grandfather in Chinese)

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Chinese characters  ( waigong / wàigōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: grandfather )

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外公 ( waigong / wàigōng ) is composed of these characters: (wai) , (gong)
The traditional Chinese characters of wàigōng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 外公 ( waigong / wàigōng ) 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).

Wo de waigong ganggang qushi le.
Wŏ de wàigōng gānggāng qùshì le.

 – English translation: My grandfather has just passed away.

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unofficial  |  male
More words that mean grandfather in Chinese
lăoye ( 老爷 )

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