刂 dāo knife (radical)
NoteAlternative form of knife - used as radical for many characters to do with cutting
Number of strokes 2
Index 18 used in: 利 lì (sharp)
; 前 qián (front)
; 刚 gāng (hard)
; 刊 kān (to print)
; 别 bié (to leave)
; 到 dào (arrive)
Sounds same刀 dāo (knife)
Different tone倒 dǎo (fall)
岛 dǎo (island)
到 dào (arrive)
道 dào (road)
Full character form of this simplified radical: 刀 dāo
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