倒 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

倒 in English

dào

  • to place upside down
  • to invert
  • to pour
  • to throw out
  • to move backwards
  • however
  • actually
  • as a matter of fact
  • contrary to expectation

HSK levels


Components

  • (rén): man
  • (dào): to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive; (verb complement denoting completion or result of an action);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive; (verb complement denoting completion or result of an action);
  • : to mourn; to lament;
  • : cover over; to envelope;
  • : to steal; to rob; to plunder; thief; bandit; robber;
  • : paddy; rice (Oraza sativa);
  • : big banner; feather banner or fan;
  • 翿 : feather banner or fan;
  • : direction; way; road; path; CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3]; principle; truth; morality; reason; skill; method; Dao (of Daoism); to say; to speak; to talk; classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process; province (of Korea or Japan);

Sentences examples with 倒

  • 大风把树刮倒了。
    Dàfēng bǎ shù guā dàole.
  • 请在沙发上坐一会儿,我去给您倒杯茶。
    Qǐng zài shāfā shàng zuò yīhuǐ'er, wǒ qù gěi nín dào bēi chá.

Words containing 倒, by HSK level