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n. head; hair, hair style; chief, leader
Other meanings
[tóu]   m. measure word for large animals (like pig, cow, sheep, elephant etc.); for garlic or onion
[tóu]   num./adj. first (used before a numeral); previous, last (used before 年 or 天)
[tóu]   n. end, top (of sth); beginning or end; remnant; side, aspect
    big (for )
    page (for )
'头' is part of the following simplified words:
 买 卖 头 实 荬

Simplified Chinese


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.
tóu téng
v./adj. to have a headache; troublesome
xǐ tóu
phr. wash one's hair
wǒ bìng le, tóu hěn téng .
phr. I'm sick and have a strong headache.
n. (oral)leader, head (of a club, party, team etc.)
tì tóu
phr. to have one's head shaved