duì right; correct; couple

Made up of [ yòu also; in addition; and radical 29, cùn unit of length; inch; thumb radical 41]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes 5

Related characters


Using yòu : fā (to send out) fà (hair) fǎn (contrary) jí (and) jī (fowl) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shèng (holy) shù (tree) bào (to announce) huān (merry) yǒu (friend) zhī (to support) shòu (to receive) jiān (difficult)
Using cùn : dé (get) shù (tree) shè (to shoot) fēng (to confer) shí (time)

Sounds same

duì (Lake) duì duì (to cash)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

对牛弹琴 duì niú tán qín To address an inappropriate and unappreciative audience
对症下药 duì zhèng xià yào Take the right measures to solve a problem and achieve the desired result
驴唇不对马嘴 lǖ chún bù duì mǎ zuǐ Something that is out of place and inappropriate
double happiness

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