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Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced dàfu. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.
doctor, physician, senior official in feudal China
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大夫 ( daifu / dàifu ) is composed of these characters:
, 夫 (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.