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点滴
diǎn dī



点滴
drip


Definitions

Chinese > English
点滴diǎndī
     1. n. (obsolete) drop; raindrop
     2. n. bit; titbit; a little bit
     3. n. (medicine) drip; intravenous drip
English > Chinese
drip
     1.
     2. 滴下
     3. 把水滴下
     4. 水滴
     5. 滴沥
     6. 雨檐
     7. 檐漏
     8. 无聊的人
     9.
     10.
Components
diǎn
     1. dot; spot; speck
     2. place; point; spot
     3. point; aspect
     4. o'clock
     5. (mathematics) point
     6. (mathematics) decimal point
     7. drop
     8. (Chinese calligraphy) a dot stroke ((m, mul, ㇔))
     9. to choose; to select; to order (food)
           (zh-syn, 叫)
     10. to nod
     11. to click
     12. to light; to ignite
           點 香 - to burn incense
     13. a little; a bit; some
     14. =====Usage notes=====
     15. 點 is often used for o'clock, following the numbered hour: e.g. three o'clock is 三點. Normally 點鐘 would be used in the expression 1 o'clock or 2 o'clock, due to the similarities between 一點 (meaning: a b
     16. how to
           番茄ke4-2 應該 點 整? - How do I prepare tomatoes?
     17. how
           呢ni1個 點 算係 錯 呢? - How is this wrong?
     18. no matter what; regardless of the circumstances
           佢 點 都 會 用 筷子 食飯,真係 好 醜。 - He always uses chopsticks to eat. It's really shameful.
     1. to drip; to dribble
     2. to drip something into
     3. drop of liquid
           兩 滴 水 - two drops of water
     4. a little
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