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The Chinese word dai - 戴 - dài
(to wear in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translation

to wear

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Chinese characters  ( dai / dài ) with pronunciation (English translation: to wear )
The traditional Chinese characters of dài are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 戴 ( dai / dài ) Writing in Pinyin
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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).

Women zai dongtian dai maozi.
Wŏmen zài dōngtiān dài màozi.

 – English translation: We wear hats in the winter.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to adorn with  |  apparel
戴 ( dai / dài ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1213)
Other characters that are pronounced dài in Chinese
More words that mean to wear in Chinese
chuān ( 穿 ), ( 服 ), pèi ( 佩 ), zhe ( 着 )

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