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each other; appearance; portrait; picture; one another; mutually
 
couple; pair; to be opposite; to oppose; to face; for; to; correct (answer); to answer; to reply; to direct (towards sth); right
trad. (相對)
simp. (相对)

EtymologyEdit

Attestable in ancient pre-Qin texts. In the sense of "relativity", borrowed from Japanese 相對 (そうたい) (sōtai).

PronunciationEdit


Note: saⁿ-tùi/sio-tùi - "facing each other".

VerbEdit

相對

  1. to square off; to face off; to face each other
  2. to resist; to oppose

AdjectiveEdit

相對

  1. (attributive) relative (as opposed to absolute)

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

相對

  1. comparatively; relatively; fairly; quite

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

相對

  1. relativity

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (相對):

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

相對 (sangdae) (hangeul 상대)

  1. Hanja form? of 상대 (facing or confronting).
  2. Hanja form? of 상대 (partner or interlocutor).
  3. Hanja form? of 상대 (opponent or adversary).

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