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奇怪 qí guài: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

奇怪 (qí guài) English Meaning

  • strange
  • odd

Traditional Characters: 奇怪

奇 forms words in:

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怪 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 奇怪。
    Qíguài.
    Strange.
  • 真奇怪。
    Zhēn qíguài.
    How strange!
  • 他有时候很奇怪。
    Tā yǒu shíhòu hěn qíguài.
    Sometimes, he’s very strange.
  • 他这么说很奇怪。
    Tā zhème shuō hěn qíguài.
    It is strange that he should say so.
  • 我做了一个奇怪的梦。
    Wǒ zuòle yīgè qíguài de mèng.
    I dreamt a strange dream.
  • 那是一个奇怪的句子。
    Nà shì yīgè qíguài de jùzi.
    That is a strange sentence.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 qi

奇 (qí): strange; odd; weird; wonderful; surprisingly; unusually

  • (dà): big
  • (kě): can; may; able to; to approve; to permit; to suit; (particle used for emphasis) certainly; very
hsk 3 quai

怪 (guài): bewildering; odd; strange; uncanny; devil; monster; to wonder at; to blame; quite; rather

  • (xin): heart
  • (shèng): holy; sacred; saint; sage

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 奇

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 好奇(hào qí): inquisitive; curious
  • 奇迹(qí jì): miracle; miraculous; wonder; marvel

HSK 6 Word List

  • 惊奇(jīng qí): to be amazed; to be surprised; to wonder
  • 奇妙(qí miào): fantastic; wonderful
  • 神奇(shén qí): magical; mystical; miraculous

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 怪

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 怪不得(guài bu de): lit. you can’t blame it!; no wonder!; so that’s why!
  • 难怪(nán guài): (it’s) no wonder (that..); (it’s) not surprising (that)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 古怪(gǔguài): eccentric; grotesque; oddly; queer
  • 责怪(zé guài): to blame; to rebuke
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