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English Definitioncapital city; metropolis; (Chinese surname)
See alsodōu all; both; entirely; (used for emphasis) even; already; (not) at all
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄉㄨ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou1
Part of Speech(名) noun

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Words With Same Head Word    
都市dūshìcity; metropolis
都匀dūyúnDuyun city in Guizhou, capital of Qiannan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔南布依族苗族自治州
都城dūchéngcapital city
都尉dūwèimilitary rank
都昌dūchāngDuchang county in Jiujiang 九江, Jiangxi
Words With Same Tail Word    
首都shǒudūcapital (city)
成都chéngdūChengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 in southwest China
迁都qiāndūto move the capital (city)
京都jīngdūcapital (of a country); Kyoto, Japan
大都dàdūfor the most part; on the whole; metropolitan; Dadu, capital of China during the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368), modern day Beijing
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