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duì

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duì Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
duì | dui4
English translation
right
correct
couple
pair
towards
at
for
to face
opposite
to treat (sb a certain way)
to match together
to adjust
to fit
to suit
to answer
to reply
classifier: couple
correct, right; facing, opposed

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About duì

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

duì

Contains the radical

cùn

Part of speech

Preposition / 介词 jiè cí Jiècí

Learning hint

A pair  yòu  of hands cùn

Etymology of duì

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

又寸

Explanation

Simplified form of duì . Origin unclear. Appears to be a hand using some sort of tool, possibly a rake or a hoe.

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Example sentences using duì

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对于 duìyú zhè zhǒng xiǎo de 车子 chē zi 来说, zhè 刹车 shāchē yāo suàn hěn hǎo le .

For a car of this size the lock is excellent.

伊妮德 shì wèi hǎo 教师 jiào shī , duì 学生 xuésheng hěn yǒu 耐心 nàixīn .

Enid was a good teacher. She was very patient with her pupils.

也许 yěxǔ men de 工作 gōngzuò 还是 háishi duì huàn 一下 yīxià hǎo , gēng yǒu 经验 jīngyàn .

Perhaps you and I had better change over; you are more experienced.

确实 quèshí 值得 zhíde duì 那么 nà me hǎo .

He didn't really deserve ( that ) she should be so kind to him.

罗杰斯 Luó jié sī duì hǎo 买卖 mǎi mài 总是 zǒngshì hěn yǒu 判断力 pàn duàn lì .

Rogers always has an eye for a good bargain.

Words with duì

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
duì right duì
对不起 duìbuqǐ unworthy對不起
对于 duìyú regarding對於
绝对 juéduì absolute絕對
面对 miànduì to confront面對
对方 duìfāng counterpart對方
反对 fǎnduì to oppose反對
对手 duìshǒu opponent對手
针对 zhēnduì to target針對
相对 xiāngduì relatively相對
对象 duìxiàng target對象
派对 pài duì party (loanword)派對
对待 duìdài to treat對待
不对 bù duì incorrect不對
对付 duìfu to handle對付
对外 duì wài external對外
对话 duìhuà dialogue對話
对照 duìzhào to contrast對照
对面 duìmiàn (sitting) opposite對面
对抗 duìkàng to withstand對抗
对比 duìbǐ to contrast對比
应对 yìng duì response應對
对劲 duì jìn suitable對勁
对应 duìyìng to correspond對應
对策 duìcè countermeasure for dealing with a situation對策

duì Decomposition & Compounds

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duì Decomposition

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duì Compounds

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