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刀 is a 2 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as dāo in the first tone.

  • ㄉㄠ



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That's not a knife. It's a meat cleaver.
by BobWebb

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without a dāobt - that's a cleaver
by Casper07x

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We found 1 pronunciation for 刀

Definitions for 刀 pronounced as dāo

  • surname Dao
  • knife
  • blade
  • single-edged sword
  • cutlass
  • CL:把[ba3]
  • (slang) dollar (loanword)
  • classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper)
  • classifier for knife cuts or stabs


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by pnlove99 68 characters

刀 Knife & 力 Power

by BobWebb 7 characters

Lesson 2

by bensmithperez 28 characters

Basic Level - Radical

by alain651 47 characters

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