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The Chinese word ding - 顶 - dĭng
( classifier (for hats and pointed things) )

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

classifier (for hats and pointed things), top, peak, to push, to retort, to rebuff,
to replace, the top of the head, to reject, to masquerade as

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Chinese characters  ( ding / dĭng ) with pronunciation (English translation: <i>classifier (for hats and pointed things)</i> )
顶 ( ding / dĭng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 顶 ( ding / dĭng ) 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).

Ta hai you san ding maozi.
Tā hái yŏu sān dĭng màozi.

 – English translation: He has three hats.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

peak  |  ceiling
顶 ( ding / dĭng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 887)
Chinese example words containing the character 顶 ( ding / dĭng )
平屋顶 ( píngwūdĭng = rooftop ), 千斤顶 ( qiānjīndĭng = jack )
Other characters that are pronounced dĭng in Chinese

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