多 (Chinese PinYin: [duō]; traditional Chinese: 多) may mean: (1) adj. many, e.g. 很多人 (many people); (2) adj. excessive, e.g. 多余 (redundancy); (3) adj. much more, e.g. 感觉舒服多了 (feel much more comfortable); (4) verb. be greater in quantity than intended, e.g. 多吃一点 (have some more food); (5) adv. how, e.g. 你多大了 (how old are you); (6) adv. so, e.g. 多漂亮的小猫 (what a lovely kitten); (7) adv. to an unspecified extent, e.g. 多少我全要了 (no matter how much you have, I will have it all). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and is suitable to be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.
1. How to pronounce 多?
Chinese Pinyin: [duō]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 多
Synonyms: 余, 富,
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 多.
Fixed expression: 多谢 (thank you very much), 多少 (amount), 多种 (various), 差不多(roughly the same), 维多利亚 (Victoria), 贝多芬 (Beethoven), 多半 (most probably), 多边 (multilateral), 多变 (be changeable), 多产 (productive), 多哈 (Doha),
Collocation: 多年 (many years), 多方面 (multiple aspects), 多边协商 (plurilateral consultations), 多边贸易 (multilateral trade),
Idioms: 变化多端 (be the most changeful), 博学多才 (learned and capable), 多此一举 (take unnecessary action), 多才多艺 (be versatile), 多愁善感 (be emotional), 兵多将广 (have powerful military forces), 多嘴多舌 (be gossipy), 足智多谋 (wise and resourceful), 人多口杂 (so many voices speaking), 多姿多彩 (varied and graceful),
Terminologies: 运动过度 (hyperkinesia),
4. How to use 多 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 多.
Translation: To show hospitality, Chinese hosts usually urge the guests to have some more food.
Translation: Thank you for supporting us in many ways.
Translation: You can have one or multiple processes running in the background.
Translation: Various factors contributed to his failure.
Translation: Most Russians are very hospitable. So if you come by, be ready to drink black tea and eat fattening food (like sausages).
Translation: She’s given an insect to one of her nestlings, but now this black-capped vireo mother has two more hungry mouths to feed.
Translation: The primary purpose of geological site investigations for a dam project is provide the information that dam designers require in order to design a safe dam structure and to be able to estimate with reasonable accuracy how much the dam is going to cost.
Translation: During the Yuan dynasty, because of social turmoil and wars, many painters escaped to live in the mountains.
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