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v. close, shut; lock away; (of appliances) turn off; (of company) close down; to involve
Other meanings
[guān]   n. check point; customhouse; critical time, hard time, barrier
[guān]   char. area outside a city gate; bolt, latch; critical juncture, key point
    eight (for )
    gate (for )

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
guān jī
v. turn off, power off, turn off (the computer)
tú shū guǎn jīn tiān guān mén le
phr. The library is closed today.
wài miàn tài lěng le , bǎ mén guān shang ba .
phr. It's too cold outside. Please close the door.
tā bǎ jī guān zài lóng zi lǐ
phr. She put that chicken into a coop.
guān dēng
phr. turn off the light
bù guān nǐ de shì
phr. it's none of your business
guān diàn
v. shut up shop