Meaning of 夸

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
(Trad.: 誇)
Pinyin: kuā
English Definition: to boast; to exaggerate; to praise; see 夸克
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (great) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
    • [ kuī ] to lose, to fail; loss, damages; deficient
Similar Characters:
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 夸
Example Words
夸张 kuā zhāng to exaggerate; overstated; exaggerated; hyperbole; (coll.) excessive; ridiculous; outrageous
夸大 kuā to exaggerate
夸奖 kuā jiǎng to praise; to applaud; to compliment
浮夸 kuā to exaggerate; to be boastful; pompous; grandiose
夸耀 kuā yào to brag about; to flaunt
More: 夸* | *夸 | *夸*
Example Sentences
She smiles when you praise her.
After five years of life in China shared with my Chinese husband, I now speak good Mandarin; taxi drivers often gosintosecstasies over it and offer congratulations.
He was very embarrassed to hear people speak so highly of him.
She flushed up when he praised her appearance.
Kwame is under pressure to contribute more to the family taxi business: his father wants to take him from the school, but has been persuaded to let him stay and learn.