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v./n. to read aloud; to read; way of pronunciation (of a character)
Other meanings
[dú]   v. to study, to attend school
[dòu]   char. (ancient) short pause (when reading a text)
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    speech (for )
    to say, to talk; speech, word; character, word, sentence (for )

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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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zhè ge cí zěn me dú ?
phr. How to read this word?
dú shū
v. to read a book; to go to school, to study
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zhè běn shū fēi cháng zhí dé dú yì dú .
phr. This book is worth reading.
lǎng dú kè wén
phr. read the text aloud
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wǒ chóng xīn dú le yí biàn tā de zhù zuò .
phr. I read his work again.
dú yīn
n. pronunciation, reading of words
shú dú
v. read and re-read (something until one is familiar with it)
zěn me dú
phr. how to read
dú cuò
v. misread
yì dú
n. variant pronunciation (of a Chinese character)
dà shēng dú
phr. read in a loud voice
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dú shū jiàn nǎo
phr. Reading is good for brain.
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gēn wǒ dú
phr. Read after me.
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zài dú yí biàn .
phr. Read one more time.
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ní xǐ huan dú shū ma ?
phr. Do you like reading?
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wó měi tiān zǎo shàng dōu yào dú bào zhǐ .
phr. I read newspapers every morning.
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zhè bén xiǎo shuō zhí dé dú yi dú .
phr. This novel is worth reading.