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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dá | da2
English translation
dozen (loanword)
to beat
to strike
to hit
to break
to type
to mix up
to build
to fight
to fetch
to make
to tie up
to issue
to shoot
to calculate
to play (a game)
since
from
to attack, to beat, to hit, to strike

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

hand

Etymology of

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

扌丁

Semantic compound

shǒu

Phonetic compound

Dīng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and Dīng represents the sound.

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蛋白 dàn bái dào 它们 tā men sǒng .

Beat the egg whites until they peak.

de hòu 减轻 jiǎn qīng le 打击 dǎjī de 力量 lìliang .

My thick clothing deadened the blow.

经理 jīnglǐ 发觉 fājué le de 不轨 bù guǐ 行为 xíngwéi ,打算 dǎsuàn chǎo 鱿鱼 yóu yú .

The manager had found him out and was going to sack him.

朝着 cháo zhe zhǐ gǒu 狠狠 hěn hěn de le 棍子 gùn zi .

He gave the dog a vicious blow with his stick.

病人 bìng rén téng zài chuáng shǎng Zhí 打滚 dǎ gǔn .

The patient was writhing ( about ) on the bed in agony.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
to beat
打电话 dǎdiànhuà to make a telephone call打電話
打算 dǎsuàn to plan打算 dǎsuàn
打开 dǎ kāi to open打開
打击 dǎjī to hit打擊
打扰 dǎrǎo to disturb打擾
打造 dǎ zào to create打造 dǎ zào
打破 dǎ pò to break打破 dǎ pò
打工 dǎgōng to work a temporary or casual job打工 dǎgōng
打扮 dǎban to decorate打扮 dǎban
打败 dǎ bài to defeat打敗
打赌 dǎ dǔ to bet打賭
打架 dǎjià to fight打架 dǎjià
打断 dǎ duàn to interrupt打斷
打球 dǎ qiú to play ball打球 dǎ qiú
打扫 dǎsǎo to clean打掃
打的 dǎ dī to go by taxi打的 dǎ dī
打动 dǎ dòng touching打動
打死 dǎ sǐ to kill打死 dǎ sǐ
打包 dǎbāo to wrap打包 dǎbāo
打听 dǎting to ask about打聽
打交道 dǎjiāodào to have dealings打交道 dǎjiāodào
打印 dǎyìn to print打印 dǎyìn
打进 dǎ jìn to breach打進
打仗 dǎzhàng to go to war打仗 dǎzhàng

Decomposition & Compounds

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Decomposition

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Compounds

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