Meaning of 好

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Ideographic: A woman with a son
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    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ zi ] son, child; seed, egg; fruit; small thing
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  • Pinyin: hǎo

    English Definition: good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness); (of two people) close; on intimate terms; (after a personal pronoun) hello
    Example Words:
    好吃 [ hǎo chī ]: tasty; delicious
    只好 [ zhǐ hǎo ]: without any better option; to have to; to be forced to
    好像 [ hǎo xiàng ]: as if; to seem like
    最好 [ zuì hǎo ]: best; (you) had better (do what we suggest)
    好处 [ hǎo chu ]: benefit; advantage; gain; profit; also pr. [hao3 chu4]; Classifiers: [ge4]
    More: 好* | *好 | *好*
  • Pinyin: hào

    English Definition: to be fond of; to have a tendency to; to be prone to
    Example Words:
    好吃 [ hào chī ]: to be fond of eating; to be gluttonous
    爱好 [ ài hào ]: to like; to take pleasure in; keen on; fond of; interest; hobby; appetite for; Classifiers:
    好奇 [ hào ]: inquisitive; curious; inquisitiveness; curiosity
    好客 [ hào ]: hospitality; to treat guests well; to enjoy having guests; hospitable; friendly
    好事 [ hào shì ]: to be meddlesome
    More: 好* | *好 | *好*
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