pī tóu
adv. at the very start
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Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tā jiàn le wǒ pī tóu jiù mà
phr. He cursed me the moment he saw me.
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wó zǒu dào mén kǒu , pī tóu jiàn dào tā chū lái
phr. I walked to the door, and right after that I saw him come out.
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tā jìn lái pī tóu dì yī jù huà jiù wèn shì yàn chéng gōng le méi yǒu
phr. The first thing he asked as he entered the room was whether the experiment had been successful.