对 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified character
Traditional character

对 in English

duì

  • right
  • correct
  • couple
  • pair
  • towards
  • at
  • for
  • to face
  • opposite
  • to treat (sb a certain way)
  • to match together
  • to adjust
  • to fit
  • to suit
  • to answer
  • to reply
  • classifier: couple

HSK levels

Components

  • (yòu): still / hand
  • (cùn): thumb

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : Against
  • : to cash; to exchange; to add (liquid); to blend; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing swamp; ☱;
  • : Japanese variant of 對|对[dui4];
  • : dislike; hate;
  • : dislike; hate;
  • : pestle; pound with a pestle;
  • : dislike; hate;
  • : squadron; team; group; CL:個|个[ge4];

Sentences examples with 对

  • 对不起,我不爱你了,我爱她!
    Duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù ài nǐle, wǒ ài tā!
  • 对不起,我错了。
    Duìbùqǐ, wǒ cuòle.
  • 你是对的,我错了。
    Nǐ shì duì de, wǒ cuòle.
  • 孩子对妈妈说:“妈妈,我爱你。”
    Háizi duì māmā shuō: Māmā, wǒ ài nǐ.
  • 对不起,我今天又迟到了。
    Duìbùqǐ, wǒ jīntiān yòu chídàole.

Words containing 对, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • 对不起 (duì bu qǐ): I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat); unworthy; to let down;

HSK 2 vocabulary list

  • (duì): towards; at; for
  • (duì): right; correct

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list

  • 对策 (duì cè): countermeasure for dealing with a situation
  • 对称 (duì chèn): symmetry; symmetrical
  • 对付 (duì fu): to handle; to deal with; to cope; to get by with
  • 对抗 (duì kàng): to withstand; to resist; to stand off; antagonism; confrontation
  • 对立 (duì lì): to oppose; to set sth against; to be antagonistic to; antithetical; relative opposite; opposing; diametrical
  • 对联 (duì lián): rhyming couplet; pair of lines of verse written vertically down the sides of a doorway; CL:幅[fu2]
  • 对应 (duì yìng): to correspond; a correspondence; corresponding; homologous; matching with sth; counterpart
  • 对照 (duì zhào): to contrast; to compare; to place side by side for comparison (as parallel texts); to check