Meaning and pronunciation of 对

Simplified character
Traditional character
duì (dui4)


right; correct; couple; pair; towards; at; for; to face; opposite; to treat (sb a certain way); to match together; to adjust; to fit; to suit; to answer; to reply; classifier: couple;

HSK levels:

1, 2, 4, 5, 6


  • ヌ (yòu): still / hand
  • 寸 (cùn): thumb

Characters with the same pronunciation:

Sentences examples with 对:

  • 对不起,我不爱你了,我就爱她!
    Duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù ài nǐle, wǒ jiù ài tā!
  • 甲:对不起。乙:没关系。
    Jiǎ: Duìbùqǐ. Yǐ: Méiguānxì.
  • 甲:对不起!乙:没关系。
    Jiǎ: Duìbùqǐ! Yǐ: Méiguānxì.
  • 把这个字去掉,这个句子就对了。
    Bǎ zhège zì qùdiào, zhège jùzi jiù duìle.
  • 对不起,我错了。
    Duìbùqǐ, wǒ cuòle.

Words containing 对, by HSK level:

HSK level 1 vocabulary list

  • (duìbuqǐ) : I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat); unworthy; to let down;

HSK level 2 vocabulary list

  • () (duì) : towards; at; for
  • () (duì) : right; correct

HSK level 4 vocabulary list

  • (duìhuà) : dialog; CL:个
  • (duìmiàn) : opposite
  • (duìyú) : regarding; as far as sth is concerned; with regards to
  • (fǎnduì) : to fight against; to oppose; to be opposed to; opposition

HSK level 5 vocabulary list

  • (duìbǐ) : contrast; ratio; CL:个
  • (duìdài) : to treat; treatment
  • (duìfāng) : counterpart; other person involved; opposite side; other side; receiving party
  • (duìshǒu) : opponent; adversary; rival; competitor
  • (duìxiàng) : target; object; partner; boyfriend; girlfriend; CL:个
  • (juéduì) : absolute; unconditional
  • (miànduì) : to confront; to face
  • (xiāngduì) : relatively; opposite; to resist; to oppose; relative; vis-a-vis
  • (zhēnduì) : to be directed against; to be aimed at; to counter; in the light of; in connection with

HSK level 6 vocabulary list

  • (duìcè) : countermeasure for dealing with a situation
  • (duìchèn) : symmetry; symmetrical
  • (duìfu) : to handle; to deal with; to cope; to get by with
  • (duìkàng) : to withstand; to resist; to stand off; antagonism; confrontation
  • (duìlì) : to oppose; to set sth against; to be antagonistic to; antithetical; relative opposite; opposing; diametrical
  • (duìlián) : rhyming couplet; pair of lines of verse written vertically down the sides of a doorway; CL:幅[fu2]
  • (duìyìng) : to correspond; a correspondence; corresponding; homologous; matching with sth; counterpart
  • (duìzhào) : to contrast; to compare; to place side by side for comparison (as parallel texts); to check

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