Meaning of 台

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(Trad.: 檯, 臺, 颱)
Pinyin: tái
English Definition: Taiwan (abbr.); platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; station; broadcasting station; classifier for vehicles or machines; typhoon; desk; table; counter
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] private, secret
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
台湾 [ tái wān ]: Taiwan
舞台 [ tái ]: stage; arena; fig. in the limelight
出台 [ chū tái ]: to officially launch (a policy, program etc); to appear on stage; to appear publicly; (of a bar girl) to leave with a client
平台 [ píng tái ]: platform; terrace; flat-roofed building
台阶 [ tái jiē ]: steps; flight of steps; step (over obstacle); fig. way out of an embarrassing situation; bench (geology)
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