埃 (ai): meaning, pronunciation, examples, strokes

By | October 19, 2017

1. What does 埃 mean in English?

埃 (Chinese PinYin: āi; traditional Chinese: 埃) often means fine dust in Chinese, it is a mandarin Chinese noun, non-countable. The character is rarely used alone, it is often used in term of phrases. It is also a polysemous word, it can also refer to (1) angstrom, a unit of length equal to one hundred-millionth of a centimeter usually used to measure wavelengths and interatomic distances; (2) Abbreviation for Egypt. Some frequently used phrases include: 埃及 (Egypt), 埃菲尔铁塔 (Eiffel Tower), 尘埃 (fine dust), 涓埃之力 (do one’s bit).

2. How to pronounce 埃 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [āi]

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3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 埃

Synonyms: 尘土, 土,

Antonyms: N/A

4. What are the fixed expression, collocations and idioms that contains 埃

Fixed expression: 埃及 (Egypt), 埃菲尔铁塔 (Eiffel Tower),

Collocations: 尘埃 (fine dust),

Idioms: 涓埃之力 (do one’s bit)

5. How to use 埃 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 埃.

5.1 本来无一物、何处惹尘埃?

Translation: As there is nothing from the first, where is the dust coming from?

5.2 艺术的作用在于洗刷我们灵魂中日积月累的尘埃

Translation: “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”― Pablo Picasso

5.3 树木对空气中的尘埃有过滤作用。

Translation: Trees can filter dust in the air.

5.4 老屋家具上早已落满了尘埃。

Translation: There is a lot dust on furniture of the old house.

5.5 如果我是清风,我将吹去所有的尘埃。

Translation: If I were a cool breeze, I would blow away all the dust.

5.6 父亲给了我一袋泥土, 提醒我把时刻记住家乡.

Translation: My father gave me a bag of dust to remind me to keep our hometown in mind.

5.7 我只是空气里漂浮的一粒尘埃,漂泊不定。

Translation: I am like the dust floating in the air, wandering and unsettled.

5.8 尘归尘, 土归土, 就这样吗?

Translation: “Dust to dust, ashes to ashes. Is that all?” ― Dejan Stojanovic

6. Stroke Order

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