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大厦
dà shà



大厦
building


Definitions

Chinese > English
大厦dà廈
     1. n. skyscraper
     2. n. mansion
English > Chinese
building
     1. 名词. 建築物
Components
tài
     1. too; so (modifying adjectives; often used with了 at the end of the sentence for emphasis)
     2. big; large; huge
           太 熱 了! - It's so hot!
     3. big; great; deep
           別 吃 太 多 派。 - Don't eat too much pie.
     4. main; major
     5. (usually in negative sentences) very; quite
     6. loud; heavy
           他 不 太 舒服。 - He's not very well.
     7. mature; grown up
     8. most; utmost
     9. greatly; very much
     10. highest; greatest
     11. (dialectal) father
     12. senior; noble
     13. (dialectal) father's elder or younger brother
     14. wife; Miss; Mrs
     15. Used only in the abbreviation of the name.
           太太tai - wife
           北Běi 大Dà - Peking University
     16. Only used in 大夫 (doctor)
     17. Only used in 大城 (Daicheng, Hebei)
     18. Only used in 大王 ((in operas, old novels) king; ringleader)
shà, xià
     1. big building
     2. mansion
     3. mansion, large building
     4. Short for 廈門 (Xiamen)
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