guǐ ghost; sly; crafty

Note

Picture of a man with an ugly face and a tail - a devil
Number of strokes 9

Radical

Index 194

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Different tone

guī (to return) guī (tortoise) guī (jade tablet) guì (precious)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 鬼
Stroke order for character 鬼, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

没做亏心事,不怕鬼叫门 méi zuò kuī xīn shì, bù pà guǐ jiào mén If you have done nothing wrong, there is no worry over retribution
有钱能使鬼推磨 yǒu qián néng shǐ guǐ tuī mò Money can buy you anything

Also

鬼门开 guǐ mén kāi Ghost Gate
guǐ ghost
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Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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