掉 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

掉 in English

diào

  • to fall
  • to drop
  • to lag behind
  • to lose
  • to go missing
  • to reduce
  • fall (in prices)
  • to lose (value, weight etc)
  • to wag
  • to swing
  • to turn
  • to change
  • to exchange
  • to swap
  • to show off
  • to shed (hair)
  • (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal etc)

HSK levels


Components

  • (shou): hand
  • (zhuō): outstanding;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to suspend; to hang up; to hang a person;
  • : (literary) distant; deep; profound;
  • : bamboo basket;
  • : Sambucu javinica;
  • : to harmonize; to reconcile; to blend; to suit well; to season (food); to provoke; to incite
  • : to fish with a hook and bait;
  • : pan with a long handle;

Sentences examples with 掉

  • 把这个字去掉,这个句子就对了。
    Bǎ zhège zì qùdiào, zhège jùzi jiù duìle.
  • 我把钥匙掉在了地上。
    Wǒ bǎ yàoshi diào zàile dìshàng.
  • 不好意思,我把勺子掉在地上了。
    Bù hǎoyìsi, wǒ bǎ sháozi diào zài dìshàngle.

Words containing 掉, by HSK level

  • HSK 4 vocabulary list
    • 掉 (diào): to fall; to drop; to lag behind; to lose; to go missing; to reduce; fall (in prices); to lose (value, weight etc); to wag; to swing; to turn; to change; to exchange; to swap; to show off; to shed (hair)