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Pronunciation
Mandarin dāo
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou1
Japanese Kunkatana
Japanese Ontou
Korean (Hangul)
Korean (Yale)to
Vietnameseđao
Meaning
Definition knife; old coin; measure
Character Rank
Traditional940
Simplified1035
常用字表1067
Hong Kong Grade Level2
Common Words With This Character  
刀子dāoziknife
剪刀jiǎndāoscissors
开刀kāidāo(of a surgeon) to perform an operation; (of a patient) to have an operation; to decapitate; to behead; to single out as a point of attack
刀刃dāorènknife blade; crucial point
镰刀liándāosickle; curved blade to cut grain
冰刀bīngdāoice skates; ice skate blades
Related Characters
Semantic
Historical Variant
Look-Alikes
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+5200
Big 5A44D
GB2312B5B6
Input Method Codes
Cangjiesh
Four Corner1722.0
WuBi 86vnt
WuBi 98vnt
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