Meaning of 糕

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Pinyin: gāo
English Definition: cake
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rice) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
蛋糕 dàn gāo cake; Classifiers:
糟糕 zāo gāo too bad; how terrible; what bad luck; terrible; bad
糕点 gāo diǎn cakes; pastries
年糕 nián gāo nian gao, New Year cake, typically a sweet, steamed cake made with glutinous rice flour
雪糕 xuě gāo frozen treat
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