Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 10:58

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 土十大日 (GJKA), four-corner 44160, composition)

  1. wall
  2. stop, prevent
  3. stop up

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 234, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5279
  • Dae Jaweon: page 472, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 448, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5835

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale dou2)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (du3), pǒu (pou3), Wade-Giles tu3, p'ou3)

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VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. to block up, to stop up

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. stifled, suffocated

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (metaphoric) wall
    观者如堵 a wall of spectator

Measure wordEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. measure word for walls

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-14.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đổ)

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