Meaning of 魁

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Pinyin: kuí
English Definition: chief; head; outstanding; exceptional; stalwart
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: One who fought a ghost ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ guǐ ] ghost; demon; sly, mischievous
    • [ dòu ] to struggle, to fight, to contend; measuring cup
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Example Words
魁梧 kuí tall and sturdy
罪魁祸首 zuì kuí huò shǒu criminal ringleader, main offender (idiom); main culprit; fig. main cause of a disaster
夺魁 duó kuí to seize; to win
罪魁 zuì kuí criminal ringleader; chief culprit; fig. cause of a problem
党魁 dǎng kuí faction leader; head of political party
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Example Sentences
Instead of scooting like a Golden Snitch during a Quidditch championship, DH1 is struck with a long spell of aimlessness, and the viewer with the curse of ennui.
Carry the snitch along with you, as well as a broomstick, to look as if you just came from a Quidditch game.
I think I'm most looking forward to Rowling's detailed explanation of Quidditch.
After all, critics say, the L'Aquila earthquake was preceded by minor shocks that also worried the city's residents.
He's also a heck of a Quidditch player and a good enough wizard (outside the academic environment, at least) that he can even discomfit the unshakeable Dolores Umbridge.