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大都
Main
English Definitionfor the most part; on the whole
See alsodàdū for the most part; on the whole; metropolitan; Dadu, capital of China during the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368), modern day Beijing
Simplified Script大都
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyindàdōu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄚˋ ㄉㄡ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daai6dou1
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep; older (than); oldest; eldest; greatly; very much; (dialect) father; father's elder or younger brother
dōuall; both; entirely; (used for emphasis) even; already; (not) at all

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Words With Same Head Word    
大学dàxuéuniversity; college; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四书 in Confucianism
大概dàgàiroughly; probably; rough; approximate; about; general idea
大家dàjiāeveryone; influential family; great expert
大声dàshēngloud voice; in a loud voice; loudly
大陆dàlùcontinent; mainland; mainland China (reference to the PRC)
Words With Same Tail Word    
全都quándōuall; without exception
谁都shéidōuanybody
隔都gédōughetto (loanword)
不都bùdōunot all (of)
之都zhīdōucapital
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