Meaning of 到

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Pinyin: dào
English Definition: to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive; (verb complement denoting completion or result of an action)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (arrive) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • reach, arrive; very, extremely
    • knife
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 到
Example Words:
受到影响 [ shòu dào yǐng xiǎng ]: affected (usually adversely); to suffer
到了 [ dào liǎo ]: at last; finally; in the end
不到 [ dào ]: not to arrive; not reaching; insufficient; less than
到现在 [ dào xiàn zài ]: up until now; to date
归根到底 [ guī gēn dào ]: after all; in the final analysis; ultimately
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