Chinese Word Entry

魁元
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄎㄨㄟˊ ㄩㄢˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): kuí yuán
Cantonese (Jyutping): fui1 jyun4
Definitions:
  1. brightest and best

  2. chief

  3. first among peers


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Chinese characters used in this word

charging ahead of others, chief, leader, best, monstrous
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄨㄟˊ (kuí), ㄎㄨㄟˇ (kuǐ), ㄎㄨㄞˋ (kuài)
Cantonese: fui1
Japanese: カイ / さきがけ、 かしら
Korean:
Vietnamese: khôi

beginning, former time, origin, first, dollar, head
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄢˊ (yuán)
Cantonese: jyun4
Japanese: ゲン、 ガン / もと、 こうべ
Korean:
Vietnamese: nguyên