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The Chinese word da - 打 - dă
(to hit in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

to hit, to fight, dozen, to knit, to gather, to play,
to bang on, to attack, to beat, to reap

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Chinese characters  ( da / dă ) with pronunciation (English translation: to hit )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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hand  |  to open
打 ( da / dă ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 154)
Chinese example words containing the character 打 ( da / dă )
打保龄球 ( dă băolíngqiú = to play bowling ), 打棒球 ( dă bàngqiú = to play baseball ), 打冰球 ( dă bīngqiú = to play hockey ), 打电话 ( dă diànhuà = to call somebody (on the phone) ), 打篮球 ( dă lánqiú = to play basketball ), 打网球 ( dă wăngqiú = to play tennis ), 打扮 ( dăbàn = to dress up ), 打错了 ( dăcuòle = to have dialed the wrong number ), 打动 ( dădòng = to touch ), 打火机 ( dăhuŏjī = lighter ), 打开 ( dăkāi = to open ), 打孔机 ( dăkŏngjī = punch ), 打破 ( dăpò = to break ), 打拳 ( dăquán = to practice boxing ), 打扰 ( dărăo = to disturb ), 打扫 ( dăsăo = to clean up ), 打算 ( dăsuàn = to plan ), 打印 ( dăyìn = to print ), 打印机 ( dăyìnjī = printer ), 打仗 ( dăzhàng = to fight ), 打针 ( dăzhēn = to have an injection ) 打折 ( dăzhé = to give a discount )
More words that mean to hit in Chinese
( 击 ), zhuàng ( 撞 )
More words that mean to fight in Chinese
( 搏 ), dăzhàng ( 打仗 ), shā ( 杀 ), zhàn ( 战 ), zhàndòu ( 战斗 )

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