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to open; to start; turn on
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simplified Chinese symbol: to open; to start; turn on
(simplified Chinese symbol)

The meanings in Chinese:


to start

turn on

Kai, Chinese surname
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pronunciation: kāi kai~1

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recommended words or phrases:

realization to truth, enlightenment of Zen
realization to truth
enlightenment of Zen

liberal, reasonable, enlightened, open-minded

cheerful and expansive, sanguine and optimistic, broad-minded and outspoken, genially frank and communicative
cheerful and expansive
sanguine and optimistic
broad-minded and outspoken
genially frank and communicative

power switch, switch button
power switch
switch button

start, begin, commence
to start
to begin
to commence

start, found, initiate, establish
to start
to found
to initiate
to establish

open up, make available
open up
make available

Auspicious beginning of a new business, Great prosperity attend the grand opening
Auspicious beginning of a new business.
Great prosperity attend the grand opening.

in full bloom, bloom luxuriantly, blooming in full flower
in full bloom
bloom luxuriantly
blooming in full flower

to flower, bloom, produce flowers
to flower
to bloom
produce flowers

to blossom and bear fruit, to flower and bear fruit, yield positive results
to blossom and bear fruit
to flower and bear fruit
to yield positive results

appetizing, whet the appetite, work up an appetite, stimulating one's appetite
whet the appetite
work up an appetite
stimulating one's appetite


happy, joyful, rejoice, have fun
have fun

pistachio, a delight
a delight

meeting, hold a meeting
hold a meeting

driving, drive a car
drive a car

open letters, packages, to disassemble, take apart
open letters, packages
to disassemble, take apart

let go, cheer up, take it easy, get over something, zen about something
let go
cheer up
take it easy
get over something
zen about something

leave, go away, depart from
to leave
go away
depart from

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