Meaning of 打

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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to beat; to strike; to hit; to break; to type; to mix up; to build; to fight; to fetch; to make; to tie up; to issue; to shoot; to calculate; to play (a game); since; from
    Example Words:
    打击 [ ]: to hit; to strike; to attack; to crack down on sth; blow; (psychological) shock; percussion (music)
    打开 [ kāi ]: to open; to show (a ticket); to turn on; to switch on
    打破 [ ]: to break; to smash
    打工 [ gōng ]: to work a temporary or casual job; (of students) to have a job outside of class time, or during vacation
    打听 [ ting ]: to ask about; to make some inquiries; to ask around
    More: 打* | *打 | *打*
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: dozen (loanword)
    Example Words:
    苏打 [ ]: soda (loanword)
    小苏打 [ xiǎo ]: baking soda; sodium bicarbonate
    一打 [ ]: dozen
    苏打粉 [ fěn ]: baking soda
    苏打水 [ shuǐ ]: soda drink (loanword)
    More: 打* | *打 | *打*
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