Meaning of 滔

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Pinyin: tāo
English Definition: overflow; torrent-dash
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
滔滔 tāo tāo torrential
滔滔不绝 tāo tāo jué unceasing torrent (idiom); talking non-stop; gabbling forty to the dozen
罪恶滔天 zuì è tāo tiān evil crimes fill heaven (idiom)
黄滔 huáng tāo Huang Tao (840-911), late Tang poet
白浪滔天 bái làng tāo tiān White waves surge to the sky. (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Oil is still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.