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English Definitionto scout; to reconnoiter
Simplified Script踩道
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄞˇ ㄉㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caai2dou6
Word Decomposition
cǎito step on; to tread; to stamp; to press a pedal; to pedal (a bike)
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)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
踩动cǎidòngto operate by means of a pedal
踩水cǎishuǐto tread water; to paddle or tramp in shallow water
踩线cǎixiànto scout for a tour operator; to reconnoiter a potential tour itinerary; (tennis) to commit a foot fault
踩踏cǎitàto trample on
踩在cǎizàito stand at
Words With Same Tail Word    
街道jiēdàostreet; subdistrict; residential district
走道zǒudàopavement; sidewalk; path; walk; footpath; aisle
难道nándàodon't tell me ...; could it be that...?
轨道guǐdàoorbit; course; trajectory; railway or tram line; fig. conventional way of thinking
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