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The Cantonese word dou - 道 - dou3
(way in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

dou3
also: dou6

English translations

way, quantifier (for linear projections such as light rays and orders from an authority),
road, street

Chinese character (simplified) and stroke order animation"How do I write 道 ( dou3 ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This Cantonese dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all individual characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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The traditional Chinese characters of dou3 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Character complexity
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is composed of 13 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to walk  |  Daoism
道 ( dou / dou3 ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 27)
Other characters that are pronounced dou3 in Cantonese
More words that mean way in Cantonese
ging3 ( 径 ), lou6 ( 路 )

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