Meaning of 数

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(Trad.: 數)
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (script) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ lóu ] a constellation; to wear; surname
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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  • Pinyin: shǔ

    English Definition: to count; to count as; to regard as; to enumerate (sb's shortcomings)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    不可胜数 [ shèng shǔ ]: countless; innumerable
    不可数 [ shǔ ]: uncountable
    不可数名词 [ shǔ míng ]: uncountable noun (in grammar of European languages)
    件数 [ jiàn shǔ ]: item count (of a consignment etc)
    倒数 [ dào shǔ ]: to count backwards (from 10 down to 0); to count down; from the bottom (lines on a page); from the back (rows of seats)
  • Pinyin: shù

    English Definition: number; figure; several; Classifiers:
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    数学 [ shù xué ]: mathematics; mathematical
    数量 [ shù liàng ]: amount; quantity; Classifiers: ; quantitative
    数字 [ shù ]: numeral; digit; number; figure; amount; digital (electronics etc); Classifiers:
    无数 [ shù ]: countless; numberless; innumerable
    数据 [ shù ]: data; numbers; digital
  • Pinyin: shuò

    English Definition: frequently; repeatedly
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    不可数集 [ shuò ]: uncountable set (math.)
    数见不鲜 [ shuò jiàn xiān ]: a common occurrence (idiom)
    频数 [ pín shuò ]: (literary) frequent; repeated
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