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Pronunciation : diǎn
Meaning :
  1. o’clock. (n)
  2. drop (of liquid). (n)
  3. dot; point. (n)
  4. aspect; feature. (n)
  5. check one by one. (v)
  6. drip. (v)
  7. select. (v)
  8. a little. (measure word)
Radical :
Strokes : 9
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 53.5%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
点菜
diǎn cài
: order dishes(in a restaurant)
2.
点火
diǎn huǒ
: light a fire
3.
点燃
diǎn rán
: light up; kindle
4.
点头
diǎn tóu
: nod; approve
5.
斑点
bān diǎn
: spot; stain
6.
茶点
chá diǎn
: refreshment
7.
差点
chà diǎn
: nearly
8.
地点
dì diǎn
: place
9.
雨点
yǔ diǎn
: raindrop
10.
终点
zhōng diǎn
: destination
Sentences:
1. He starts class at eight o’clock in the morning.
zǎo shang diǎn shàng
: he
早上 : morning
: eight
: o’clock
上课 : attend class
2. Rain pattered against the glass window.
diǎn zài li chuāng shàng li de xiǎng
: rain
: drop
: hit
: at
玻璃窗 : glass window
: on
噼里啪啦 : continuous sounds of crackling, slapping, etc.
: (particle) used after adverbial
: (verb) sound
3. That’s a vital point.
zhè diǎn shí fēn jǐn yào
: this
: one
: point; aspect
十分 : very
紧要 : crucial
4. He’s already given the go-ahead.
jing diǎn tóu le
: he
已经 : already
点头 : nod one’s head; approve
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
5. Please check and see if the money is right.
qǐng qián diǎn yi diǎn
: please
: you
: used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be accompanied by some other expression.
: money
: check one by one
: used in the middle of a reduplicated verb
6. She can speak a little Japanese.
huì shuō diǎn
: she
: know, can
: speak
一点 : a little
日语 : Japanese
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