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English Definitionbarb; barbed tip (e.g. of fishhook)
Simplified Script倒刺
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄠˋ ㄘˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou3ci3
Word Decomposition
dàoto place upside down; to invert; to pour; to throw out; to move backwards; however; actually; as a matter of fact; contrary to expectation
thorn; sting; thrust; to prick; to pierce; to stab; to assassinate; to murder; to stimulate; to irritated; splinter

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Words With Same Head Word    
倒退dàotuìto fall back; to go in reverse
倒数dàoshùinverse number; reciprocal (math.)
倒像dàoxiànginverted image; reversed image (e.g. upside down)
倒反dàofǎninstead; on the contrary; contrary (to expectations)
Words With Same Tail Word    
讽刺fěngcìto satirize; to mock; irony; satire; sarcasm
刀刺dāocìto stab; to attack with knife
名刺míngcìvisiting card; name card
对刺duìcìbayonet practice in pairs
带刺dàicìthorny; (fig.) barbed; sarcastic
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