Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 对



to reply, to answer, to oppose, to face




Left: once again (image of a hand), right: skillful hand


The two hands are opposite, when: replying.


again, hand(Other radicals with a hand are: )
skillful hand(Image of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 ts'wun = 3.72 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand".)
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反对 fǎn duì to fight against; to oppose; to be opposed to; opposition
对角线 duì jiǎo xiàn diagonal
对付 duì fu to handle; to deal with; to cope; to get by with
对虾 duì xiā prawn; shrimp
对照 duì zhào to contrast; to compare; to place side by side for comparison (as parallel texts); to check
对手 duì shǒu opponent; adversary; match
对外贸易 duì wài mào yì foreign trade
对抗 duì kàng to withstand; to resist; to stand off; antagonism; confrontation
牛衣对泣 niú yī duì qì couple living in destitute misery (idiom)
针对 zhēn duì to be directed against; to be aimed at; to counter; in the light of; in connection with
不对 bù duì incorrect; wrong; amiss; abnormal; queer

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