kuài piece; coin

Made up of [ guài decisive , earth; soil radical 32]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The earth radical gives the idea of a 'lump' or 'piece' of ground, 'guai' gives rough phonetic
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using : zuò (seat) qù (go) lǐ (inside) zuò (sit) chéng (city walls) dì (earth) shèng (holy) zhì (to arrive) hēi (black) zài (exist) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet)

Sounds same

kuài (chopsticks)

< Previous kuài Next kūn >

Pronunciation

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Phrases

给我五百五十三块 gěi wǒ wǔ bǎi wǔ shí sān kuài Give me 553 kuai

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