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English Definitionto suffer; to meet with (something unfortunate)
Simplified Script遭到
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄠ ㄉㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zou1dou3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zāoto meet by chance (usually with misfortune); measure word for events: time, turn, incident
dàoto (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive; (verb complement denoting completion or result of an action)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
遭受zāoshòuto suffer; to sustain (loss, misfortune)
遭遇zāoyùto meet with; to encounter; (bitter) experience
遭殃zāoyāngto suffer a calamity
遭拒zāojùto meet with a refusal (e.g. visa); to have an application rejected
遭瘟zāowēnto suffer from a plague; to endure a misfortune; a plague on him!
Words With Same Tail Word    
得到dédàoto get; to obtain; to receive
感到gǎndàoto feel; to sense; to have the feeling that; to think that; to move; to affect
遇到yùdàoto meet; to run into; to come across
迟到chídàoto arrive late
达到dádàoto reach; to achieve; to attain
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