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The Cantonese word goi - 该 - goi1
(should in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

goi1

English translations

should, that, should be one's turn,
ought to, owe

Chinese character (simplified):

该 ( goi / goi1 ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 8 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.)

ought to  |  to serve somebody right
该 ( goi / goi1 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 339)
More words that mean that in Cantonese
aa6 ( 那 ), gei1 ( 其 ), ji5 ( 尔 ), zi1 ( 之 )

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