dǎo island

Made up of [ shān mountain radical 46, niǎo bird radical 196]
Alternative traditional form of character:


Combines 'island' and 'bird' giving the impression of where sea birds nest

Related characters

Using shān : suì (year) àn (bank)
Using niǎo : jī (fowl) wū (crow)

Sounds same

dǎo (fall)

Different tone

dāo (knife) dāo (knife (radical)) dào (arrive) dào (road)

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秦皇岛 Qinhuangdao, Hebei
葫芦岛 Huludao, Liaoning
青岛 Qingdao, Shandong


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