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The Cantonese word tau - 头 - tau4
(head in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

tau4

English translations

head, chief, boss

Chinese character (simplified):

头 ( tau / tau4 ) in traditional characters
Topic
The Human Body
Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

hair  |  headache
头 ( tau / tau4 ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 90)
Other characters that are pronounced tau4 in Cantonese
More words that mean head in Cantonese
sau2 ( 首 )
More words that mean chief in Cantonese
zung2 ( 总 )

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