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The Cantonese word hou - 好 - hou2
(good in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

hou2
also: hou3

English translations

good, kind, very

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of hou2 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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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.)

woman  |  child  |  It's a good thing to have both a wife and a child.
好 ( hou / hou2 ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 58)
More words that mean good in Cantonese
loeng4 ( 良 ), sin6 ( 善 )
More words that mean kind in Cantonese
bo1 ( 般 ), cung4 ( 种 ), joeng6 ( 样 ), sin6 ( 善 ), wo4 ( 和 )

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