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Word and Radical Components of 乐队

The Chinese word 乐队 is analysed below into its constituent words and the words into radicals. By seeing the breakdown of the word in this way you can more easily learn and recognise the word.

Component Pinyin Meanings
乐队 yuèduì 1. n. (musical) band

乐队 ⇨ 乐 + 队
Component Pinyin Meanings
lào 1. (Used in placenames.)
     Lào - (Laoting County, Hebei Province)
     Lào - (Laoling, Shandong Province)
liáo      liáojī - to appease one's hunger
duì 1. group; team
     樂隊 - (musical) band
2. (military) army unit
     軍隊 - army
     自衛隊 - self-defense forces
3. Short for 少年先鋒隊 ((Young Pioneers of China))

队 ⇨ 阝 + 人
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. mound
2. abundant, ample, numerous
rén 1. usage. In print, 人 may have symmetric legs. However in handwriting, to distinguish from 入, the right leg will be shorter, the shape looking like a ʎ; in 入 the left leg is shorter.
2. man; person; people
3. human being (Homo sapiens)
4. body
5. everybody; everyone
6. physical, psychological or moral quality or condition; character; personality
7. a person associated with a particular identity or trait; -er
8. manpower; worker; employee