都 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

都 in English

dōu

  • all
  • both
  • entirely
  • (used for emphasis) even
  • already
  • (not) at all

HSK levels

Components

  • (lǎo): old
  • (rì): sun
  • 阝(邑) (fù): city
  • (zhě): (after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ...; (after a noun) person involved in ...; -er; -ist; (used after a number or 後|后[hou4] or 前[qian2] to refer to sth mentioned previously); (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term); (old) (used at the end of a command); (old) this;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : pocket; bag; to wrap up or hold in a bag; to move in a circle; to canvas or solicit; to take responsibility for; to disclose in detail; combat armor (old);
  • : bamboo, rattan or wicker basket; sedan chair for mountain use (Cantonese);
  • : root and lower stem of certain plants; classifier for pieces and clumps;

Sentences examples with 都

  • 那些菜,我都喜欢吃。
    Nàxiē cài, wǒ dōu xǐhuān chī.
  • 狗都太喜欢吃。
    Gǒu dōu tài xǐhuān chī.
  • 爸爸和妈妈都在家。
    Bàba hé māmā dōu zàijiā.
  • 我们都在学校里。
    Wǒmen dōu zài xuéxiào lǐ.
  • 我们都是学生。
    Wǒmen dōu shì xuéshēng.

Words containing 都, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (dōu): all, both; entirely (due to) each; even; already