dào arrive; reach

Made up of [ zhì to arrive; most; to radical 133, dāo knife (radical) radical 18]


The secod part 'knife' is 'dao' acting as phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters

Using zhì : zhì (to send) wū (house)
Using dāo : lì (sharp) qián (front) gāng (hard) kān (to print) bié (to leave)

Sounds same

dào (road)

Different tone

dāo (knife) dāo (knife (radical)) dǎo (fall) dǎo (island)

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stroke order for 到
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不到黄河不死心 bù dào Huáng hé bù sǐ xīn Keep going until you hit an insurmountable obstacle
马到成功 mǎ daò chéng gōng Gain immediate victory
说曹操,曹操到 shuō Cáo Cāo, Cáo Cāo dào Someone who you are talking about happens to appear unexpectedly
说到做到 shuō daò zuò daò Do what one says
月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲 yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn Longing to see family far away


到上海 dào shàng hǎi Go to Shanghai
Ancient coastal province of Shandong

Ancient coastal province of Shandong


The eastern province of Shandong sticks out into the Yellow Sea and has many historic attractions. It boasts the birthplace of Confucius and also the manufacture of Qingdao beer. The most sacred mountain in China - Taishan - has many ancient temples and memorials.

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