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English Definitionto beat; to strike; to hit; to break; to type; to mix up; to build; to fight; to fetch; to make; to tie up; to issue; to shoot; to calculate; to play (a game); since; from
See also dozen (loanword)
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (介) preposition, (量) measure word
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(名) As a noun
  1. The cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one.
  2. A powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon.
  3. A blow with the fist.
(动) As a verb
  1. Hit against; come into sudden contact with.
  2. Move like a flail; thresh about.
  3. Deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument.
  4. Participate in games or sport.
  5. Drive something violently into a location.
  6. Operate a dial to select a telephone number.
  7. Render.
    • English synonyms: pay
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