Meaning of 岛

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(Trad.: 島)
Pinyin: dǎo
English Definition: island; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A bird perched atop a mountain
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper right
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Example Words
半岛 bàn dǎo peninsula
岛屿 dǎo island
海岛 hǎi dǎo island
孤岛 dǎo isolated island
群岛 qún dǎo group of islands; archipelago
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Example Sentences
He clearly didn' t believe we' d traveled so far out of the way just to kill an afternoon looking at an island not very different from any of the others in Nagasaki.
You can helicopter to the island.
But in the case of water, every man - or, at least, every water basin or region - is an island.
Ascension was an arid island, buffeted by dry trade winds from southern Africa.
After weeks with no sign of a rescue, survivors try to adjust to life on the island as episodes provide flashbacks to their lives before the crash.