n./adj. sinister plan or trick; terrible, tempest; (spoken) smart, clever (usually of children)
Other meanings
[guǐ]   n. ghost
[guǐ]   char. person with bad habits; furtive, dishonest
[guǐ]   radical. ghost

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.
gáo guǐ
v. play tricks
dáo guǐ
v. play tricks, do mischief
bié zài zhè dáo guǐ le , zǒu kāi .
phr. Stop playing tricks here. Go away.
guǐ tiān qì
nphr. terrible weather, bad weather
zhè hái zi zhēn gòu guǐ de .
phr. This child is really smart.
zhè hái zi shì ge jīng líng guǐ
phr. (dialect) The kid is so smart.