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The Chinese word duo - 多 - duō
(many in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

many, more, much, excessive, so, redundant,

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 多 ( duō ) 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  ( duo / duō ) with pronunciation (English translation: many )
The traditional Chinese characters of duō are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 多 ( duo / duō ) 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).

Nali you hen duo yazi.
Nàli yŏu hĕn duō yāzi.

 – English translation: Over there are many ducks.

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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).

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

majority  |  cloudy
多 ( duo / duō ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 54)
Chinese example words containing the character 多 ( duo / duō )
巴巴多斯 ( Bābāduōsī = Barbados ), 巴利亚多利德 ( Bālìyàduōlìdé = Valladolid ), 波多黎各 ( Bōduōlígè = Puerto Rico ), 波尔多 ( Bōĕrduō = Bordeaux ), 差不多 ( chàbuduō = almost ), 多么 ( duōme = so much ), 多媒体 ( duōméitĭ = multimedia ), 多少 ( duōshăo = how much ), 你多大了 ( nĭ duō dà le = How old are you? )
More words that mean many in Chinese
dàliàng ( 大量 ), guăng ( 广 ), xŭduō ( 许多 )
More words that mean more in Chinese
gèng ( 更 ), gèngjiā ( 更加 )

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