Meaning of 逗

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Pinyin: dòu
English Definition: to stay; to stop; to tease (play with); amusing; short pause in reading aloud, equivalent to comma (also written )
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
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Example Words
逗留 dòu liú to stay at; to stop over
挑逗 tiǎo dòu to provoke; to entice; to lure; to tantalize; to tease; to titillate
逗笑 dòu xiào to amuse; to cause to smile; amusing
逗乐 dòu to amuse oneself; to clown around; to provoke laughter
逗人 dòu rén amusing; funny; entertaining
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Example Sentences
Don't tease my child.