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The Chinese word daifu - 大夫 - dàifu
(doctor in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

dàifu

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced dàfu. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

doctor, physician,
senior official in feudal China

Chinese characters:


Chinese characters  ( daifu / dàifu ) with pronunciation (English translation: doctor )
For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
大夫 ( daifu / dàifu ) is composed of these characters: (da) , (fu)
The traditional Chinese characters of dàifu are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 大夫 ( daifu / dàifu ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Wo xiang dang daifu.
Wŏ xiăng dāng dàifu.

 – English translation: I want to be a doctor.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

great  |  master
大夫 ( daifu / dàifu ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 698)
More words that mean doctor in Chinese
bóshì ( 博士 ), yīshēng ( 医生 )
More words that mean physician in Chinese
yīshēng ( 医生 )

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