dǒu unit of weight; peck; cup or dipper shaped object; ten sheng


Number of strokes: 4

Radical

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Different tone

dōu (all) dòu (bean)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 斗
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Proverbs

凡人不可貌相, 海水不可斗量 fán rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dòu liàng Judging by appearance is dangerous
龙争虎斗 lóng zhēng hǔ dòu Struggle between two equal leaders
人不可貌相,海水不可斗量 rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dǒu liáng First appearances can be deceptive
车载斗量 chē zài dǒu liáng Huge quantity. A very large number. Overabundant.
不为五斗米折腰 bù wèi wǔ dǒu mǐ zhé yāo Refusing inducements to betray a principles. Incorruptible. The story is of a man who refused to work for a corrupt and arrogant official even though he lost out on a generous salary.
困兽犹斗 kùn shòu yóu dòu Desperate measures to keep going. To fight like a cornered animal.

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