dāo knife (radical)

Note

Alternative form of knife - used as radical for many characters to do with cutting
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 18 used in: lì (sharp) ; qián (front) ; gāng (hard) ; kān (to print) ; bié (to leave) ; dào (arrive)

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Sounds same

dāo (knife)

Different tone

dǎo (fall) dǎo (island) dào (arrive) dào (road)
Full character form of this simplified radical: dāo

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