Meaning of 歌

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English Definition: song; Classifiers: ; to sing
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (breath) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] elder brother
    • [ qiàn ] to lack, to owe; to breathe, to yawn
Example Words:
唱歌 [ chàng ]: to sing a song
歌颂 [ sòng ]: to sing the praises of; to extol; to eulogize
歌台 [ tái ]: boisterous live show held during the Ghost Festival 中元节 in Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia
芭乐歌 [ ]: (Tw) ballad (loanword); mainstream song
歌曲 [ ]: song
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