dāo knife (radical)

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

Different tone

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


Index 18 used in: bié (to leave) ; cè (toilet) ; chāo (to exceed) ; dào (arrive) ; gāng (hard) ; jù (drama) ; kān (to print) ; lì (sharp) ; lí (pear) ; qián (front) ; shī (lion) ; zé (conjunction used to express contrast with a previous sentence or clause)

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