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All available English definitions "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)Cdict iconMDBG iconCantofish icon / a (article)MDBG iconCantofish icon / singleCdict iconMDBG iconCantofish icon / wholeMDBG iconCantofish icon / as soon asMDBG iconCantofish icon / allMDBG iconCantofish icon / throughoutMDBG iconCantofish icon / entireMDBG iconCantofish icon/
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: one
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: one; single; a(n)
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: one; 1; single; a(n)'
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我们( men) us
(yī) all
(dū) all
那里(nà li) there

We stayed there the whole night.

(tā) another
(dǎ) from
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
(yī) all
(shuǐ) liquid

He collected an entire bucket of water.

(yī) all
(xiē) few
令人鼓舞的( lìng rén gǔ wǔ de) challenging
消息(xiāoxī) news

We have some encouraging news.

(tā) she
(yī) all
忘了(wàng le) to forget
她的( tā de)
承诺(chéng nuò) effort
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright

She must have forgotten the promise.

(yǒu) some
(yī) all
(pái páipǎi) raft
蚂蚁(mǎ yǐ) (n) ant
(zài) (located) at
厨房(chú fáng) kitchen
(lǐ) village
进进出出( jìn jìn chū chū)

There's a row of ants coming in and out of the kitchen.

(yī) all
想到(xiǎng dào) to anticipate
(shé) snake
(jiù) only
发颤(fā zhàn) to shiver

The mere thought of a snake makes me shiver.

(tā) she
(yī) all
看到(kàn dào) to see
(wǒ) I
(jiù) only
开始(kāi shǐ) to begin
哭了(kū le) to cry

The moment she saw me, she burst out crying.

T o m
(shì) is
(èr) 2
(líng) extra
(yī) all
(líng) extra
(nián) year
五月(wǔ yuè) May
(chū) to publish
生的(shēngde) to look

Tom was born on May 5, 2010.

(wǒ) I
从今天( cōng jīn tiān)
(yī) all
(dà dài dài) big
早起(zǎo qǐ) to get up early
等他( děng tā)

I've been waiting for him since early this morning.

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