Meaning of 太

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Pinyin: tài
English Definition: highest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: A giant 大 with a normal-sized man 丶 for scale
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • big, great, vast, high, deep
    • dot
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 太
Example Words:
不太好 [ tài hǎo ]: not so good; not too well
太空 [ tài kōng ]: outer space
太太 [ tài tai ]: married woman; Mrs.; Madam; wife; Classifiers:
太极拳 [ tài quán ]: shadowboxing or Taiji, T'aichi or T'aichichuan; traditional form of physical exercise or relaxation; a martial art
太阳 [ tài yang ]: sun; Classifiers:
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