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Meaning of 台

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(Trad.: 檯, 臺, 颱)
Pinyin: tái
English Definition: desk; table; counter; Taiwan (abbr.); platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; station; broadcasting station; classifier for vehicles or machines; typhoon
Chinese Definition:
①高平的建筑物:亭台楼阁。
②像台的东西,器物的座子:井台。窗台。灯台。
③敬辞,用于称呼对方或与对方有关的事物:台鉴。台甫。
④量词:一台戏。
⑤台湾省的简称:台胞。台币。
⑥桌子、案子:写字台。
⑦发生在太平洋西部热带海洋上的一种极猛烈的风暴,称“台风”。
⑧姓氏。

Total strokes: 5; Radical:
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Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] private, secret
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
电台 [ diàn tái ]: transmitter-receiver; broadcasting station; radio station; Classifiers:
柜台 [ guì tái ]: sales counter; front desk; bar; (of markets, medicines etc) OTC (over-the-counter)
阳台 [ yáng tái ]: balcony; porch
台阶 [ tái jiē ]: steps; flight of steps; step (over obstacle); fig. way out of an embarrassing situation; bench (geology)
台风 [ tái fēng ]: stage presence, poise
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