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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

(radical 41 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 水木戈 (EDI))

  1. correct, right
  2. facing, opposed

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 293, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7413
  • Dae Jaweon: page 581, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 503, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5BF9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping deoi3, Yale deui3)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin duì (dui4), Wade-Giles tui4)

Interjection[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin duì, traditional )

  1. Yes! Correct! I agree!; The word is used often in spoken language. It is common to repeat the word three times when you want to make clear that you understand and agree.

Compounds[edit]