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English Definitionauthentic; genuine; typical; from a place known for the product; thorough; conscientious
See alsodìdào tunnel; causeway
Simplified Script地道
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧˋ ㄉㄠ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)dei6dou6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Word Decomposition
earth; ground; field; place; land
dàodirection; way; road; path; principle; truth; morality; reason; skill; method; Dao (of Daoism); to say; to speak; to talk; measure word 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; province (of Korea or Japan)

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Words With Same Head Word    
地方dìfangarea; place; space; room; territory
地区dìqūlocal; regional; district (not necessarily formal administrative unit); region; area; as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city)
地位dìwèiposition; status; place
地球dìqiúthe earth
Words With Same Tail Word    
知道zhīdaoto know; to become aware of
味道wèidaoflavor; smell; hint of
公道gōngdaofair; equitable
厚道hòudaokind and honest; generous; sincere
孝道xiàodaofilial piety (Confucian virtue); to be a good son or daughter
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