n./v. song, melody; to sing; to extol, to praise
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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.
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chàng gē
v. sing a song, go to the karaoke bar
xīn gē
phr. new song
gē sòng
v. to eulogize, sing the praise of
gē chàng zǔ guó de fán róng fù qiáng
phr. sing the praises of the country's prosperity and strength
guó gē
n. national anthem
yǐn háng gāo gē
idiom. sing with outstretched neck, sing joyfully at the top of one's voice
bēi gē
n. sad melody, song of lament
tīng gē
phr. to listen to songs