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The Chinese word dou - 都 - dōu
(all in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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

English translations

all, even

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 都 ( dōu ) 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.
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Chinese characters  ( dou / dōu ) with pronunciation (English translation: all )
The traditional Chinese characters of dōu are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

exactly the same  |  they all came
都 ( dou / dōu ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 59)
Chinese example words containing the character 都 ( dou / dōu )
成都 ( Chéngdū = Chengdu ), 都柏林 ( Dūbólín = Dublin ), 都灵 ( Dūlíng = Turin ), 洪都拉斯 ( Hóngdūlāsī = Honduras ), 首都 ( shŏudū = capital ), 首都国际机场 ( shŏudū guójì jīchăng = the Capital International Airport, Beijing ), 首都剧场 ( shŏudū jùchăng = capital theatre )
More words that mean all in Chinese
quán ( 全 ), suŏyŏu ( 所有 ), ( 一 ), yīqiè ( 一切 )
More words that mean even in Chinese
érqiĕ ( 而且 ), gèng ( 更 ), hái ( 还 ), jiùshì ( 就是 ), lián...yĕ ( 连也 ), shènzhì ( 甚至 )

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