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(Trad.: 竇)
Pinyin: dòu
English Definition: surname Dou; hole; aperture; (anatomy) cavity; sinus
Chinese Definition:
①孔、洞:狗窦。
②人体某些器官或组织的内部凹入的部分:鼻窦。窦房结。
③端倪:疑窦。弊窦。
④姓氏。

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: To buy someone off ; a nose-hole
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ xué ] cave, den, hole
    • [ mài ] to sell; to betray; to show off
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Example Words:
乳突窦 [ dòu ]: mastoid antrum (bones at the back of tympanic chamber)
利玛窦 [ dòu ]: Matteo Ricci (1552-1610), Jesuit missionary and translator in Ming China
利马窦 [ dòu ]: Matteo Ricci (1552-1610), Jesuit missionary and translator in Ming China; erroneous spelling of 利玛窦
情窦初开 [ qíng dòu chū kāi ]: first awakening of love (usually of a girl) (idiom)
狗窦 [ gǒu dòu ]: dog hole; gap caused by missing teeth; fig. den of thieves
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