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English Definition(classical) you (in letters); variant of ; Taiwan (abbr.); (Chinese surname)
See alsotái platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; station; broadcasting station; measure word for vehicles or machines; Taiwan (abbr.) (from traditional character )
tái desk; table; counter (from traditional character )
tái typhoon (from traditional character )
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄊㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)toi4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
台阶táijiēsteps; flight of steps; step (over obstacle); fig. way out of an embarrassing situation; bench (geology)
台独táidúTaiwan Independence (movement); abbr. for 台湾独立运动
台海táihǎiabbr. for 台湾海峡, Taiwan strait
台北táiběiTaibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan
Words With Same Tail Word    
电台diàntáitransmitter-receiver; broadcasting station; radio station
电视台diànshì táitelevision station
舞台wǔtáistage; arena; fig. in the limelight
柜台guìtáicounter (furniture)
上台shàngtáito rise to power (in politics); to go on stage (in the theater)
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