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The Chinese word dui - 对 - duì
(correct in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

correct, versus, facing, for, to oppose, pair,
as regards of, right

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Chinese characters  ( dui / duì ) with pronunciation (English translation: correct )
对 ( dui / duì ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 对 ( dui / duì ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese charactes, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe shi dui haishi cuo?
Zhè shì duì háishì cuò?

 – English translation: Is this true or false?

(no topic assigned)

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

contrast  |  corresponding
对 ( dui / duì ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 46)
Chinese example words containing the character 对 ( dui / duì )
duì buqĭ ( 对不起 ), duìhuà ( 对话 ), duìmiàn ( 对面 ), duìxiàng ( 对象 ), duìyú ( 对于 ), fănduì ( 反对 ), fănduìdăng ( 反对党 )
Other characters that are pronounced duì in Chinese
More words that mean correct in Chinese
búcuò ( 不错 ), zhèngquè ( 正确 )

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