See also: dou

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Alternative formsEdit

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).

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(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

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale dou1)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji to)

  1. the prefecture of Tokyo

CompoundsEdit

  • 都会 (とかい, tokai)
  • 都銀 (とぎん, togin)
  • 全都 (ぜんと, zento)
  • 都議 (とぎ, togi)
  • 政令指定都市 (せいれいしていとし, seireishiteitoshi)
  • 都道府県 (とどうふけん, todōhuken)
  • 不都合 (ふつごう, hutsugō)
  • 都政 (とせい, tosei)
  • 古都 (こと, koto)
  • 都心 (としん, toshin)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dōu
Zhuyin ㄉㄡ
IPA (key) /toʊ̯⁵⁵/
Audio
(file)

HanziEdit

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

AdverbEdit

(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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

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

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

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

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đô, đo, đu, đua, đủ)

Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 09:52