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Mandarin Chinese Character Profile

Good - Hao

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Chinese Character - Hao

The Mandarin Chinese character 好 (hǎo) consists of two radicals – 女 (nǔ) and 子 (zǐ).



girl, woman, daughter



child, son

Hǎo means good; right; excellent. It can also be used as an intensifier similar to the English “very.”

Mandarin Vocabulary with Hǎo

Pinyin Characters Meaning
Ni hǎo 你好 hello
Hǎo chī 好吃 delicious
Hǎo kàn 好看 attractive
Hǎo tīng 好聽 pleasant to the ear
Hǎo jiǔ 好久 a long time
Hǎo xiàng 好像 look alike
Hǎo xiào 好笑 funny

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