See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from

Han characterEdit

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

  1. correct, right
  2. facing, opposed

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping deoi3, Yale deui3)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

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

InterjectionEdit

(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.

CompoundsEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:35