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The Cantonese word sai - 使 - sai2
(to use in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

sai2
also: si3, si2

English translations

to use, to send, to cause someone to, messenger, if,
envoy, supposing, to make

Chinese character (simplified):

使
The traditional Chinese characters of sai2 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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使 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.)

mission  |  to incite
使 ( sai / sai2 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 171)
Other characters that are pronounced sai2 in Cantonese
More words that mean to use in Cantonese
fai3 ( 费 ), ji5 ( 以 ), jung6 ( 用 ), zoeng1 ( 将 )
More words that mean to send in Cantonese
gei3 ( 寄 ), paai1 ( 派 ), tau4 ( 投 ), wai1 ( 委 ), zi3 ( 致 )

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