Meaning of 澳

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Pinyin: ào
English Definition: abbr. for Macao 澳門 |澳门 ; abbr. for Australia 澳大利亞 |澳大利亚 ; |||; deep bay; cove; harbor
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ ào ] mysterious, obscure, profound; used in transliterations
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Example Words
澳门 ào mén Macao; Aomen; Macau
澳大利亚 ào Australia
港澳 gǎng ào Hong Kong 香港 and Macao 澳门
港澳台 gǎng ào tái Hong Kong 香港 , Macao 澳门 and Taiwan 台湾
澳洲 ào zhōu Australia; abbr. for 澳大利亚洲
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Example Sentences
One city in China - Tianjin - is investing more than one million US dollars to develop an oval specifically for Australian Rules Football.
In recent years, he returned to the stage for his first full live shows in more than a decade and toured Europe, the US and Australia.
But temporary residents or foreign non-residents are otherwise banned from buying established Australian homes - a rule that remained after the 2008 changes.
It was used by German troops to carry British and Australian bodies from the front line to the spot where they would lie undiscovered for two generations.
The boats will not enter service before 2025 but the next government will be expected to make a number of key decisions about the level of the Australian defence industry's input into the programme.