dao1
= d + ao1
knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword)
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No waving with a white flag today, way to go, Don Quixote! is written as in some characters, and to account for the difference, will get its own symbol, the kitchen knife. The rather broader is represented by a cleaver.

Please do not confuse with . These characters look very similar but have nothing to do with each other.


Composition: 刀 = ㇆ + 丿

dao1 =
d + ao1

surname Dao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dao1 =
d + ao1

knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters: More like a cleaver, while 刂 is a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Don Quixote serves his good deed of the day in front of the Taos Pueblo. In order to feed the people, he uses a plough to dig up some bananas, and cuts them into slices with a broad cleaver type knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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+
丿
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

d

Don Quixote - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


jian3

dao1
scissors / CL:把[ba3] (HSK level 5)

ti4

dao1
razor

xiao3

dao1
knife / CL:把[ba3]

zhe2

dao1
clasp knife / folding knife

jian1

dao1
dagger

xiao4

li3

cang2

dao1
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese

gua1

hu2

dao1
razor

dan1

dao1

zhi2

ru4
to get straight to the point (idiom)

dao1

pian4
razor blade / (tool) bit / blade

ci4

dao1
bayonet

mo2

dao1
to hone (a knife)

gua1

dao1
spatula / scraper

dao1

ren4
knife blade / crucial point

da4

dao1

kuo4

fu3
bold and decisive

cuo4

dao1
file (metalworking and woodworking tool)

qian1

dao1

wan4

gua3
to make mincemeat of sb / to hack sb to pieces (used while cursing)

kai1

dao1
to perform or have an operation / to operate on or to be operated on

luo2

si1

dao1
screwdriver / CL:把[ba3]

kan3

dao1
chopper (for wood etc)

gang1

dao1
steel knife / sword

lian2

dao1
sickle / curved blade to cut grain

dao1

qiang1

bu4

ru4
lit. impervious to sword or spear (idiom) / fig. invulnerable / untouchable / thick-skinned / impervious to criticism

yi1

dao1

liang3

duan4
lit. one knife to cut two segments (idiom); fig. to make a clean break / firm resolution to break off a relation

juan3

bi3

dao1
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)

ma3

dao1
saber / cavalry sword

zha2

dao1
lever-style guillotine (for chopping fodder etc)

mo2

dao1

shi2
whetstone (for honing knives)

bao3

dao1

bu4

lao3
lit. a good sword always remains sharp (idiom) / fig. (of one's skills etc) to be as good as ever / the old man still has it

dao1

qiao4
scabbard

dao1

zi5
knife / CL:把[ba3]

ti4

xu1

dao1
shaver / razor

dao1

ju4
cutting tool

dao1

cha1
knife and fork / CL:副[fu4]

dao1

kou3
the edge of a knife / cut / incision

liang3

lei4

cha1

dao1
lit. knifes piercing both sides (idiom) / fig. to attach a great importance to friendship, up to the point of being able to sacrifice oneself for it

jun1

dao1
military knife / saber

shui3

guo3

dao1
paring knife / fruit knife / CL:把[ba3]

yi1

dao1

qie1
lit. to cut all at one stroke (idiom); to impose uniformity / one solution fits a diversity of problems / one size fits all

dao1

xiao1

mian4
knife-shaved noodles (pared or shaved into strips), a Shanxi specialty

er4

ba3

dao1
inexpert / a botcher

Example sentences for

 
Bring here - I, old Sun - 's - large ringed sword
Bring me my ringed sword
 
grasp - that - three - thousand - six - hundred - catty - big - ring - sword - bring here
Bring the 3600 half-kilogram ringed sword here
 
why - still - must - move - blade - move - weapon
Why do I nevertheless have to use my weapon?

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