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Meaning of 都

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (city) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ zhě ] that which; they who; those who
    • [ ] place, town, city
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  • Pinyin: dōu

    English Definition: all; both; entirely; (used for emphasis) even; already; (not) at all
    Chinese Definition:
    ①全,完全:都要。功课学得都不错。
    ②表示语气的加重:一动都不动。
    ③皆全。

    Example Words:
    都什么年代了 [ dōu shén me nián dài le ]: What decade are you living in?; That's so out-of-date!
    人人都有缺点 [ rén rén dōu yǒu quē diǎn ]: Everyone has faults.; No-one is perfect
    脸都绿了 [ liǎn dōu le ]: green in the face (idiom); to look unwell
    大都 [ dōu ]: for the most part; on the whole; also pr. [da4 du1]
    全都 [ quán dōu ]: all; without exception
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: capital city; metropolis
    Chinese Definition:
    ①大都市:都市。都会。通都大邑。
    ②一国的最高行政机关所在的地方,京城:首都。国都。京都。建都。
    ③美好:“雍容闲雅,甚都”。都丽。都雅。
    ④总:都为一集。
    ⑤居:“都卿相之位”。
    ⑥古代称头目、首领。
    ⑦姓氏。

    Example Words:
    新都桥 [ xīn qiáo ]: Xinduqiao town in Dartsendo county 康定县 , Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
    陪都 [ péi ]: provisional capital of a country (e.g. in time of war); secondary capital; alternative capital
    首都国际机场 [ shǒu guó chǎng ]: Beijing Capital International Airport
    首都机场 [ shǒu chǎng ]: Beijing airport (PEK); also translated as Capital airport
    盐都 [ yán ]: Yandu district of Yancheng city 盐城市 , Jiangsu
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