呵呵

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Chinese[edit]

expel breath; my goodness; (phonetic particle) expel breath; my goodness; (phonetic particle)
simp. and trad.
(呵呵)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (32)
Final () (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/hɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/xɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ha/
Li
Rong
/xɑ/
Wang
Li
/xɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex

Adverb[edit]

呵呵

  1. (onomatopoeia) in the sound of laughter

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

呵呵

  1. (onomatopoeia) sound of laughter
  2. (neologism, onomatopoeia, offensive) sound of derisive laughter

Suffix[edit]

呵呵

  1. an expressive suffix for adjectives

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

呵呵 (hiragana かか, rōmaji kaka)

  1. (literary) sound of laughter

Derived terms[edit]