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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口人竹火 (ROHF), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 201, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 1, page 657, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+55BA

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) be ...-ing, in the middle of doing something (indicating an action in progress)

Preposition[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) (located) in, at
    入便 / 入便 [Cantonese]  ―  hai2 gaa3 ce1 jap6 bin6 [Jyutping]  ―  inside the car
  2. (Cantonese) (temporal) in
    2012 [Cantonese]  ―  hai2 2012 [Jyutping]  ―  in 2012
  3. (Cantonese) within
    中文 [Cantonese]  ―  hai2 zung1 man4 [Jyutping]  ―  within the Chinese language/in the Chinese language

Verb[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) to exist, to be (located)
    而家香港 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    Ngo5 ji4 gaa1 hai2 hoeng1 gong2. [Jyutping]
    I am in Hong Kong now.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with (hai6, “is”).

See also[edit]

  • (Mandarin)