(dī)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to drip
  2. drop
  3. (mw for drops of liquid)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • dī > di1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
霭滴 ǎi dī mist droplet
馋涎欲滴 chán xián yù dī lit. to drool with desire (idiom)/fig. to hunger for/greedy
垂涎欲滴 chuí xián yù dī to drool with desire (idiom)/to envy/to hunger for
打点滴 dǎ diǎn dī to put sb on an intravenous drip
滴虫病 dī chóng bìng trichomoniasis (medicine)
滴翠 dī cuì verdant/green
滴答 dī dā (onom.) pattering sound/drip drip (of water)/tick tock (of clock)/also pr. [dī da]
滴答声 dī da shēng tick (tock)
滴道 Dī dào Didao district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西[Jī xī], Heilongjiang
滴道区 Dī dào qū Didao district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西[Jī xī], Heilongjiang
滴滴 Dī dī DiDi, app-based transportation company (abbr. for 滴滴出行[Dī dī Chū xíng])
滴滴出行 Dī dī Chū xíng Didi Chuxing Technology Co., aka DiDi, app-based transportation company, headquartered in Beijing, founded in 2012
滴滴涕 dī dī tì DDT (loanword)/dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
滴点 dī diǎn melting point (of lubricating oil)
滴定 dī dìng titration
滴定管 dī dìng guǎn burette/buret
滴度 dī dù titer (chemistry, biology)
滴灌 dī guàn drip irrigation/to irrigate by drip feed
滴管 dī guǎn eyedropper/pipette/burette
滴剂 dī jì to drip (e.g. medical drip feed)
滴酒不沾 dī jiǔ bù zhān never to touch a drop of alcohol
滴沥 dī lì to drip (of rainwater)
滴里耷拉 dī lǐ dā lā sagging/drooping
滴里嘟噜 dī lǐ dū lu cumbersome
滴流 dī liú trickle
滴溜溜 dī liū liū whirling/spinning around and around/round and plump (e.g. of fruit)
滴溜圆 dī liū yuán completely round
滴漏 dī lòu water clock/clepsydra/to drip
滴漏计时器 dī lòu jì shí qì hourglass/water clock/clepsydra
滴瓶 dī píng dripper/pipette
滴石 dī shí a dripstone (geology)/stalactites and stalagmites
滴水 dī shuǐ water drop/dripping water
滴水不羼 dī shuǐ bù chàn not diluted by one drop/hundred percent
滴水不漏 dī shuǐ bù lòu lit. not one drop of water can leak out/watertight/rigorous (argument)
滴水穿石 dī shuǐ chuān shí dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom)/constant perseverance yields success/You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up./Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
滴水石穿 dī shuǐ shí chuān dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom)/constant perseverance yields success/You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up./Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
滴水嘴兽 dī shuǐ zuǐ shòu gargoyle (architecture)
滴下 dī xià drip
滴注 dī zhù to drip into/to transfuse/to percolate/to drip feed/fig. to instill
点滴 diǎn dī a drip/a little bit/intravenous drip (used to administer drugs)
点滴试验 diǎn dī shì yàn spot check
点点滴滴 diǎn diǎn dī dī bit by bit/dribs and drabs/the little details/every aspect
吊点滴 diào diǎn dī to put sb on an intravenous drip (Tw)
娇滴滴 jiāo dī dī sweet/cute/delicately pretty
静脉点滴 jìng mài diǎn dī an intravenous drip
涓滴 juān dī tiny stream/trickle/drops/tiny trickle of funds
涓滴归公 juān dī guī gōng every drop returns to the public good (idiom)/not one penny is misused
水滴 shuǐ dī drop
水滴石穿 shuǐ dī shí chuān dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom)/constant perseverance yields success/You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up./Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
水滴鱼 shuǐ dī yú blobfish (Psychrolutes marcidus)
小滴 xiǎo dī a drop
砚滴 yàn dī small cup for adding water to an ink stone
一点一滴 yī diǎn yī dī bit by bit/every little bit
欲滴 yù dī (suffix) replete (with moisture)/glistening/plump and tender/lovely/alluring
雨滴 yǔ dī raindrop

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