dōu all; both; entirely

Made up of [ zhě in process of; involved in , place radical 163]

Note

The yi (city) radical gives idea of a large number of people
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using zhě : zhū (hog) zhǔ (to cook) xù (beginnings) shǔ (office)
Using : lín (neighbor) nà (that) jiāo (suburbs)

Different tone

dǒu (unit of weight)

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Pronunciation

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

Cities

成都 Chengdu, Sichuan
Chinese characters

Chinese characters

Language

In this section we introduce a few common Chinese characters, explaining their origin. The long history of the written language is described and the way that all the many characters are characterized is set out.
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