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Pronunciation : dǎo
Meaning :
  1. fall. (v)
  2. fail. (v)
  3. spoil. (v)
  4. change. (v)
  5. speculate. (v)
  6. lose. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 10
Traditional :
Usage : 20.1%
Notes : also as dào
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
倒闭
dǎo bì
: bankrupt
2.
倒毙
dǎo bì
: fall down and die
3.
倒换
dǎo huàn
: take turns; rotate
4.
倒霉
dǎo méi
: have bad luck
5.
倒台
dǎo tái
: fall from power
6.
倒下
dǎo xià
: fall; topple over
7.
打倒
dǎ dǎo
: knock down
8.
颠倒
diān dǎo
: put upside down; turn upside down
9.
跌倒
diē dǎo
: tumble; fall
10.
晕倒
yūn dǎo
: fall in a faint; pass out
Sentences:
1. I collapsed into bed and fell asleep immediately.
dǎo zài chuáng shàng jiù shuì
: I
: fall
: at
: bed
: on
: immediately
: sleep
2. He was fit to fall.
yào diē dǎo
: he
几乎 : almost
: want to
跌倒 : fall
3. A number of banks failed that year.
nián hěn duō yín háng dǎo
那一年 : that year
: very
: a lot
银行 : bank
倒闭 : bankrupt
4. People were really put off by what he had done.
de suǒ zuò suǒ wéi ràng rén dǎo wèi kǒu
他的 : his
所作所为 : one’s behavior; what one acts
: let
: people
倒胃口 : to be sick of; to be tired of
5. He was unlucky enough to lose his wallet.
diū le qián bāo zhēn shì tài dǎo méi le
: he
: lost
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
钱包 : wallet
真是 : really is
: too
倒霉 : unlucky
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
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