多 (duo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 4, 2018

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]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 多

Synonyms: 余, 富,

Antonyms: 少,

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.

4.1 为了表示热情,中国主人通常还会不停地劝客人多吃一点。

Translation: To show hospitality, Chinese hosts usually urge the guests to have some more food.

4.2 谢谢你们在多方面支持我们。

Translation: Thank you for supporting us in many ways.

4.3 您可以有一个或多个线程在后台运行。

Translation: You can have one or multiple processes running in the background.

4.4 多种因素的作用导致了他的失败。

Translation: Various factors contributed to his failure.

4.5 战斗民族很多都热情好客,所以如果你来做客,准备好饮用红茶,吃肥腻的食物(比如腊肠)吧。

Translation: Most Russians are very hospitable. So if you come by, be ready to drink black tea and eat fattening food (like sausages).

4.6 这只鸟妈妈已经喂了一只昆虫给自己一只未离巢的雏鸟,现在她又多了两张嗷嗷待哺的小鸟。

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.

4.7 坝址勘查的主要目的是为大坝设计人员提供需要的信息,以便设计一个安全的大坝结构,并能够以合理的精度估算大坝建设将要花多少钱。

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.

4.8 元朝期间,由于社会动荡和战争,许多画家逃至深山里生活。

Translation: During the Yuan dynasty, because of social turmoil and wars, many painters escaped to live in the mountains.

5. Stroke Order

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