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The Chinese word diu - 丢 - diū
(to lose in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

diū

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English translations

to lose, to throw, to discard, to leave aside,
to find something missing, to toss, to throw away, to have lost a part or component of something

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Chinese characters  ( diu / diū ) with pronunciation (English translation: to lose )
丢 ( diu / diū ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

to abandon  |  to discard
 
More words that mean to lose in Chinese
bài ( 败 ), diào ( 掉 ), ( 负 ), ruò ( 弱 ), shī ( 失 ), shí ( 蚀 ), shū ( 输 ), ( 遗 ), zhé ( 折 )
More words that mean to throw in Chinese
rēng ( 扔 ), tóu ( 投 )

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