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哥哥 gē ge: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

哥哥 (gē ge) English Meaning

  • older brother

Traditional Characters: 哥哥

哥 is only found in HSK 2.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • 個|个 (gè)
  • 位 (wèi)

Sample Sentences

  • 我有个哥哥。
    Wǒ yǒu gè gēgē.
    I have an older brother.
  • 你哥哥是谁?
    Nǐ gēgē shì shéi?
    Who is your brother?
  • 我哥哥会开车。
    Wǒ gēgē huì kāichē.
    My brother can drive a car.
  • 他是我的哥哥。
    Tā shì wǒ dí gēgē.
    He’s my older brother.
  • 我哥哥会开车。
    Wǒ gēgē huì kāichē.
    My older brother knows how to drive.
  • 她爱慕她哥哥。
    Tā àimù tā gēgē.
    She adores her older brother.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 ge copy

哥 (gē): elder brother

  •  (kě): can; may; able to; to approve; to permit; to suit; (particle used for emphasis) certainly; very
  •  (dīng): fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干(shí tiān gān); fourth in order; letter ‘D’ or roman ‘IV’ in list ‘A, B, C’, or ‘I, II, III’ etc.; butyl; cubes (of food)
  •  (kǒu): mouth
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