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dōu

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dōu Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dōu | dou1
English translation
all
both
entirely
(used for emphasis) even
already
(not) at all
all, each, entirely, whole; metropolis; capital
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Dū | Du1
English translation
surname Du
capital city
metropolis

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About dōu

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

dōu

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Adverb / 副词 fù cí Fù cí

Learning hint

city

Etymology of dōu

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

者阝

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

zhě

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and zhě represents the sound. Based on the meaning "large city, capital", which is the meaning when pronounced "dū". When pronounced "dōu", it has the unrelated meaning "all", etymologically related to duō (man

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Example sentences using dōu

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委员 wěiyuán huì de 委员 wěiyuán men dōu shì xiē 年轻 niánqīng 妇女 fùnǚ , hěn hǎo de 履行 lǚxíng le 她们 tā men de 职责 zhí zé .

The committee, who were all young women, fulfilled their duties admirably.

条件 tiáojiàn dōu Xiāng tóng shí ,别的 bié de 孩子 háizi hǎo .

Under otherwise equal conditions he is better than other boys.

Fèi le hǎo de jìn cái 所有 suǒyǒu de 衣服 yīfu dōu Sāi le 进去 jìn qù .

She packed all the clothes in after much trouble.

Yóu 这么 zhè me hǎo ,使 shǐ 他们 tā men dōu hěn 惊奇 jīngqí .

It'surprised them that she was such a fine swimmer.

所有 suǒyǒu de 破旧 pò jiù 衣服 yīfu dōu kuài hǎo le .

All the worn - out clothes have been nearly patched up.

Words with dōu

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
dōu all dōu
都会 dū huì city都會
成都 Chéng dū Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 Sì chuān in southwest China成都 Chéng dū
全都 quán dōu all全都 quán dōu
首都 shǒudū capital (city)首都 shǒudū
都市 dū shì city都市 dū shì
大都 Dà dū on the whole大都 Dà dū
成都市 Chéng dū shì Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 Sì chuān in southwest China成都市 Chéng dū shì
大都市 dà dū shì metropolis大都市 dà dū shì
京都 Jīng dū Kyoto, Japan京都 Jīng dū
帝都 dì dū imperial capital帝都 dì dū
都灵 Dū líng Torino都靈
首都机场 Shǒu dū Jī chǎng Beijing Airport (PEK)首都機場
商都 Shāng dū Shangdu county in Ulaanchab 烏蘭察布|乌兰察布 Wū lán chá bù [Wū​lán​chá​bù], Inner Mongolia商都 Shāng dū
大都会 dà dū huì major city大都會
花都 Huā dū Huadu district of Guangzhou city 廣州市|广州市 Guǎng zhōu shì [Guǎng​zhōu​shì], Guangdong花都 Huā dū
都督 dū dū (army) commander-in-chief (archaic)都督 dū dū
都城 dū chéng capital city都城 dū chéng
古都 gǔ dū ancient capital古都 gǔ dū
国都 guó dū national capital國都
都柏林 Dū bó lín Dublin, capital of Ireland都柏林 Dū bó lín
都江堰 Dū jiāng yàn Dujiangyan county level city in Chengdu 成都 Chéng dū [Chéng​dū], Sichuan都江堰 Dū jiāng yàn
洪都拉斯 Hóng dū lā sī Honduras洪都拉斯 Hóng dū lā sī
都匀 Dū yún Duyun city in Guizhou, capital of Qiannan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔南布依族苗族自治州 Qián nán Bù yī zú Miáo zú zì zhì zhōu 都勻
都尉 dū wèi military rank都尉 dū wèi

dōu Decomposition & Compounds

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dōu Decomposition

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dōu Compounds

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