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ㄉㄠ ˋ

dào

way

道 is a 12 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as dào in the fourth tone.

It is made up of the components (walk) and (head).

  • ㄉㄠ ˋ

    dào

    way

    • ㄔㄨㄛ ˋ

      chuò

      walk

    • ㄕㄡ ˇ

      shǒu

      head

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he walks ahead the way
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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 道

Definitions for 道 pronounced as dào

  • road
  • path
  • CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3]
  • principle
  • truth
  • morality
  • reason
  • skill
  • method
  • Dao (of Daoism)
  • to say
  • to speak
  • to talk
  • classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process
  • (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)

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