dào arrive; reach

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

Note

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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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 到
Stroke order for character 到, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

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 from far away

Phrases

到上海 dào shàng hǎi Go to Shanghai

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

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