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:
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    • [ ] elder brother
    • [ qiàn ] to lack, to owe; to breathe, to yawn
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Example Words
诗歌 shī poem; Classifiers:
歌曲 song
歌声 shēng singing voice; fig. original voice of a poet
歌舞 singing and dancing
歌唱 chàng to sing
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