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The Chinese word ai - 挨 - āi
(in sequence in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

āi

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English translations

in sequence"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to lean to,
in order"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to get close to, by turns"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to be next to

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 挨 ( āi ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( ai / āi ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>in sequence</m> )
The traditional Chinese characters of āi are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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one by one  |  to get close to
 
Chinese example words containing the character 挨 ( ai / āi )
挨近 ( āijìn = to get close to )
Other characters that are pronounced āi in Chinese

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