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The Chinese word tai - 太 - tài
(too in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tài

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English translations

too, very much,
excessively

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

Zhe tai gui le.
Zhè tài guì le.

 – English translation: This is too expensive.

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Character complexity
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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太 ( tai / tài ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 197)
Chinese example words containing the character 太 ( tai / tài )
太多 ( tàiduō = too many ), 太极 ( Tàijí = tai chi ), 太极剑 ( Tàijíjiàn = Tai Ji Jian ), 太极拳 ( Tàijíquán = a kind of traditional Chinese shadowboxing ), 太少 ( tàishăo = too few ), 太太 ( tàitài = wife ), 太阳 ( tàiyáng = sun ), 太阳系 ( tàiyángxì = solar system ),
Other characters that are pronounced tài in Chinese
More words that mean too in Chinese
hái ( 还 ), ( 也 )

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