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The Cantonese word gat - 吃 - gat1
(to eat in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

gat1
also: jaak3, hek3, hat1

English translations

to eat, to suffer,
to take something (e.g. a chess piece) from a game opponent, to annihilate

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of gat1 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
Food
Character complexity
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is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

mouth  |  snack
吃 ( gat / gat1 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 305)
Other characters that are pronounced gat1 in Cantonese
More words that mean to eat in Cantonese
ji6 ( 食 )

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