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
I think I'm most looking forward to Rowling's detailed explanation of Quidditch.
Tie a scarlet cape around your neck if you want to impersonate Harry as a Quidditch player.
Carry the snitch along with you, as well as a broomstick, to look as if you just came from a Quidditch game.
After all, critics say, the L'Aquila earthquake was preceded by minor shocks that also worried the city's residents.
The narrative of the ride centers on a Quidditch match that suddenly turns dangerous, leading riders into the spider-filled Forbidden Forest and an attack by Dementors.