Meaning of 点

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(Trad.: 點)
Pinyin: diǎn
English Definition: point; dot; drop; speck; o'clock; point (in space or time); to draw a dot; to check on a list; to choose; to order (food in a restaurant); to touch briefly; to hint; to light; to ignite; to pour a liquid drop by drop; (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch ; dot stroke in Chinese characters; classifier for items
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
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Example Words:
一点儿 [ diǎn r ]: erhua variant of 一点
特点 [ diǎn ]: characteristic (feature); trait; feature; Classifiers:
重点 [ chóng diǎn ]: to recount (e.g. results of election); to re-evaluate
重点 [ zhòng diǎn ]: important point; main point; focus; key (project etc); to focus on; to put the emphasis on
缺点 [ quē diǎn ]: weak point; fault; shortcoming; disadvantage; Classifiers:
More: 点* | *点 | *点*
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