Meaning of 底

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Total strokes: 8; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (building) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ ] the name of an ancient tribe
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: background; bottom; base; end (of the month, year etc); remnants; (math.) radix; base
    Example Words:
    到底 [ dào ]: finally; in the end; when all is said and done; after all; to the end; to the last
    彻底 [ chè ]: thorough; thoroughly; complete
    归根到底 [ guī gēn dào ]: after all; in the final analysis; ultimately
    修昔底德 [ xiū ]: Thucydides (c. 455 - c. 400 BC), Greek historian, author of the History of the Peloponnesian War
    修昔底德陷阱 [ xiū xiàn jǐng ]: Thucydides trap (theory that war results when a dominant established power fears the rise of a rival power)
    More: 底* | *底 | *底*
  • Pinyin: de

    English Definition: (equivalent to as possessive particle)
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