Meaning of 改

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Pinyin: gǎi
English Definition: to change; to alter; to transform; to correct
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A hand with a stick disciplining a kneeling child
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] self, oneself; personal, private; 6th heavenly stem
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words
改变 gǎi biàn to change; to alter; to transform
改革 gǎi reform; Classifiers: ; to reform
改造 gǎi zào to transform; to reform; to remodel; to remold
改善 gǎi shàn to make better; to improve; Classifiers:
改进 gǎi jìn to improve; to make better; Classifiers:
More: 改* | *改 | *改*
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