高 (gao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 18, 2018

高 (Chinese PinYin: [gāo]; traditional Chinese:高) may mean: (1) adj. tall, e.g. 高大 (tall and big); (2) adj. above average, e.g. 高等教育 (higher education); (3) adj. high in ranking, e.g. 高层 (high-level) (4) noun. height, e.g. 1米高 (1 meter in height); (5) noun. high place, e.g. 登高 (ascend a height). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.

1. How to pronounce 高?

Chinese Pinyin: [gāo]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 高

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: 低,

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 高.

Fixed expression: 高低 (high and low), 高大 (tall and big), 高产 (high-yield), 高兴 (happy), 高分子 (polymer), 高粱 (sorghum), 高傲 (haughty), 高才生 (outstanding student), 高层 (high-level), 高利贷 (usurious loan), 高中 (high school), 高雅 (elegant),

Collocation: 高标准 (high standard), 高消费 (high consumption), 高等教育 (higher education), 高等法院 (high court), 高蛋白 (high-protein), 高峰会谈 (summit talk), 高薪酬 (high salary),

Idioms: 德高望重 (enjoy high prestige and command universal respect), 好高骛远 (aim too high), 才高八斗 (be endowed with great talents), 高高在上 (set oneself high above the masses), 高人一等 (be a cut above the rest), 步步高升 (be promoted step by step),

Terminologies: 高压氧舱 (hyperbaric oxygen cabin),

4. How to use 高 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 高.

4.1 她和她的父亲一样高。

Translation: She is as tall as her father.

4.2 现在每个公司都想做个高科技公司,我们也鼓励他们这么做

Translation: Every company now wants to be a high-tech company, and we want to encourage them to do so.

4.3 我真的太高兴啦.

Translation: I shall be very glad indeed.

4.4 对我们个人理财来说高工资意味着什么?

Translation: What does high wages mean for our personal finance?

4.5 如果无法支付高薪,还有什么法子可以吸引拔尖的人才呢?

Translation: What else does it take to recruit topnotch talent when you can’t pay top dollar?

4.6 超模是一个高薪酬的时装模特工作,通常在世界范围内享有声誉,往往有着高级时装和商业模特的基础。

Translation: A supermodel is a highly paid fashion model who usually has a worldwide reputation and often a background in haute couture and commercial modeling.

4.7 超模是一个高薪酬的时装模特工作,通常在世界范围内享有声誉,往往有着高级时装和商业模特的基础。

Translation: A supermodel is a highly paid fashion model who usually has a worldwide reputation and often a background in haute couture and commercial modeling.

4.8 军队掌握了各级政府的最高权力。

Translation: The army wielded the ultimate authority at each level of the government.

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