Meaning of 猜

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Pinyin: cāi
English Definition: to guess
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (dog) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
猜想 cāi xiǎng to guess; to conjecture; to suppose; to suspect
猜测 cāi to guess; to conjecture; to surmise
猜疑 cāi to suspect; to have misgivings; suspicious; misgivings
竞猜 jìng cāi to try to answer a question (in a quiz, guessing game, riddle etc); quiz game
猜忌 cāi to be suspicious and jealous of
More: 猜* | *猜 | *猜*
Example Sentences
I guessed his thoughts correctly as expected.
I guess this question is not easy to answer.
We cannot forecast tomorrow's weather.
I don't want to guess why he left the company.
I speculate that she already knows my secret.