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See also: dou

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Alternative forms[edit]

Note that there are two Unicode z-variants, with code points U+90FD and U+FA26 (this last one, however, is a compatibility variant and should be avoided).

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (town, city) + phonetic  – a large city.

Han character[edit]

(radical 163 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十日弓中 (JANL), four-corner 47627, composition)

  1. metropolis, capital
  2. all, the whole
  3. elegant, refined

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale dou1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ tu (tu1), Guangdong tu1, Hagfa Pinyim du1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji to)

  1. the prefecture of Tokyo

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(do) (hangeul , revised do, McCune-Reischauer to, Yale to)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dōu
Zhuyin ㄉㄡ
IPA (key) /toʊ̯⁵⁵/
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Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (du1), dōu (dou1), Wade-Giles tu1)

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin dōu)

  1. all
    知道了。 wǒ dōu zhīdào le.
    I know everything.
  2. (emphasis) even
    他比任何人好。 tā bǐ rènhérén dōu hǎo.
    He is even better than anyone else
  3. already

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin
Zhuyin ㄉㄨ
IPA (key) /tu⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. capital (city)
  2. metropolis, large city

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-15.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đô, đo, đu, đua, đủ)