dīng nail; robust; adult man


Used as component in : xíng ; ; dēng ; qiú ; nìng

Note

Picture of a nail
Number of strokes: 2

Different tone

dǐng dìng (to set) dìng (how)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 丁
Stroke order for character 丁, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

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