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道歉
Main
English Definitionto apologize
Simplified Script道歉
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyindàoqiàn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄠˋ ㄑㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou6hip3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
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)
qiànto apologize; to regret; deficient

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
道理dàolireason; argument; sense; principle; basis; justification
道德dàodévirtue; morality; ethics
道路dàolùroad; path; way
道教dàojiàoTaoism; Daoism (Chinese system of beliefs)
道别dàobiéleave taking; to say goodbye
Words With Same Tail Word    
抱歉bàoqiànto be sorry; to feel apologetic; sorry!
致歉zhìqiànto apologize; to express regret
非常抱歉fēicháng bàoqiànextremely sorry; my apologies
公开道歉gōngkāi dàoqiànto apologize publicly
赔礼道歉péilǐ dàoqiànto apologize politely
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