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gài
v. to affix, to imprint; to overwhelm, to surpass
Other meanings
[gài]   v./n. to cover; to shield; to build or construct; cover, lid; (of tortoise or crab) shell
[gài]   adv./conj. (lit.) about, approximately; for, because
    dish (for )
    (only for traditional) grass (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
EXAMPLES
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wǒ de shēn qǐng shū hái méi yǒu gài chuō ne .
phr. My application letter has not been sealed.
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nǐ shuō huà de shēng yīn dōu gài guò le lǎo shī jiǎng kè de shēng yīn .
phr. Your voice did surpass the teacher's voice.