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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 41 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 廿土木戈 (TGDI), four-corner 34100, composition ⿰⿱𦍌)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  + 

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (5)
Final: (42)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Closed
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: duì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/tuʌiH/ /tuoiH/ /tuɒiH/ /twəjH/ /tuᴀiH/ /tuɒiH/ /tuɑ̆iH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
duì ‹ twojH › /*[t]ˤ[u]p-s/ respond

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2580 2 /*tuːbs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. correct; true; right
    /   ―  Nǐ shuō duì le.  ―  You're right.
  2. towards; to
    任何藥物過敏 / 任何药物过敏  ―  duì rènhé yàowù guòmǐn ma?  ―  Are you allergic to any medications?
  3. concentrated towards
  4. towards; facing
  5. regarding; about
  6. paired; contrasting
    /   ―  duìzhào  ―  a comparison; to contrast
    中日 / 中日  ―  zhōngrì duì  ―  Chinese-Japanese bilingual text
  7. pair
  8. Classifier for pair of objects. pair
    / [Cantonese]  ―  loeng5 deoi3 haai4 [Jyutping]  ―  two pairs of shoes
  9. according to
  10. versus, vs.

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(dae) (hangeul , revised dae, McCune-Reischauer tae, Yale tay)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đối, đỗi, dối, đôi, nhói, tối, tụi)

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