Meaning of 乖

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Pinyin: guāi
English Definition: (of a child) obedient, well-behaved; clever; shrewd; alert; perverse; contrary to reason; irregular; abnormal
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical: 丿
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • thousand; many, numerous; very
    • north; northern; northward
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Example Words:
乖僻 [ guāi ]: peculiar; eccentric
乖巧 [ guāi qiǎo ]: clever (child); smart; lovable; cute
乖张 [ guāi zhāng ]: recalcitrant; unreasonable; peevish
乖忤 [ guāi ]: stubborn; contrary; disobedient
乖戾 [ guāi ]: perverse (behavior); disagreeable (character)
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