Meaning of 道

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Pinyin: dào
English Definition: road; path; Classifiers: , ; 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) circuit (administrative division)
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
知道 [ zhī dào ]: to know; to become aware of; also pr. [zhi1 dao5]
道德 [ dào ]: virtue; morality; ethics; Classifiers:
道路 [ dào ]: road; path; way; Classifiers:
报道 [ bào dào ]: to report (news); report; Classifiers:
街道 [ jiē dào ]: street; Classifiers: ; subdistrict; residential district
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