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 dào 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 / (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)
Results beginning with 道
 dào lù road / path / way / CL:條|条[tiao2]
 dào dé virtue / morality / ethics / CL:種|种[zhong3]
 dào li reason / argument / sense / principle / basis / justification / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dào qiàn to apologize
 dào jù prop (theater) / paraphernalia / (gaming) item / artifact
 dào shì Daoist priest
 dào rén Taoist devotee (honorific)
 Dào Zhǎng Taoist priest / Daoist priest
 Dào jiào Taoism / Daoism (Chinese system of beliefs)
 Dào jiā Daoist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC), based on the teachings of Laozi or Lao-tze 老子[Lao3 zi3] (c. 500 BC-) and Zhuangzi 庄子 / (369-286 BC)
 dào bié leave taking / to say goodbye
 dào xiè to express thanks
 dào yì morality / righteousness and justice
 dào héng skills acquired through religious practice / (fig.) ability / skill / Taiwan pr. [dao4 hang5]
 dào chǎng Taoist or Buddhist rite / abbr. for 菩提道場|菩提道场[Pu2 ti2 dao4 chang3]
 Dào guāng reign name of Qing emperor (1821-1850)
 dào guàn Daoist temple
 dào páo Taoist robe / traditional men's gown
 dào dì authentic / original
 Dào qí Dodge, US automobile brand, division of Chrysler LLC
 dào hè to congratulate
 dào xué Confucian study of ethics / study of Daoism / school for Daoism in Tang and Song times / Daoist magic / another name for 理學|理学, rational learning of Song dynasty neo-Confucianism
 dào gū Daoist nun
 Dào zhǐ Dow Jones industrial average (Wall street stock market index) / abbr. for 道瓊斯指數|道琼斯指数[Dao4 Qiong2 si1 zhi3 shu4]
 dào pò to expose / to reveal
 dào xǐ to congratulate
 dào tǒng Confucian orthodoxy
 dào zàng Daoist scripture
 dào chà railroad switch
 dào bái spoken lines in opera
 dào chá (railway) ballast
 dào chū to speak / to tell / to voice
 dào chuán dhow
 Dào fú Dawu county (Tibetan: rta 'u rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gan1 zi1 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
 Dào lǐ Daoli district of Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Ha1 er3 bin1] in Heilongjiang
 Dào Qióng see 道瓊斯|道琼斯[Dao4 Qiong2 si1], Dow Jones
 dào tái taotai / ancient official title
 Dào wài Daowai district of Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Ha1 er3 bin1] in Heilongjiang
 Dào xiàn Dao county in Yongzhou 永州[Yong3 zhou1], Hunan
 dào yá curb
 dào yuàn Daoyuan (Sanctuary of the Dao)
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 Dào Qióng sī Dow Jones / Dow Jones industrial average (Wall street stock market index) / abbr. for 道瓊斯指數|道琼斯指数[Dao4 Qiong2 si1 zhi3 shu4]
 Dào dé jīng the Book of Dao by Laozi or Lao-Tze, the sacred text of Daoism
 Dào ěr dùn Dalton (name) / John Dalton (1766-1844), British scientist who contributed to atomic theory
 Dào guāng dì Daoguang Emperor
  group interval / trace spacing
  Virtue Party
 dào dé jiā Daoist
 Dào fú xiàn Dawu county (Tibetan: rta 'u rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gan1 zi1 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
 Dào jiào tú a Daoist / a follower of Daoism
 dào jù fú costume
 Dào lǐ qū Daoli district of Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Ha1 er3 bin1] in Heilongjiang
 dào sēn hé Dawson
 dào shēng xiàn Dawson
 Dào wài qū Daowai district of Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Ha1 er3 bin1] in Heilongjiang
 Dào zhēn xiàn Daozhen Klau and Hmong autonomous county in Zun'yi 遵義|遵义[Zun1 yi4], northeast Guizhou
·  Dow Jones / Dow Jones industrial average (Wall street stock market index) / abbr. for 道瓊斯指數|道琼斯指数[Dao4 Qiong2 si1 zhi3 shu4]
 dào dé sù zhì moral quality (in ideological education)
 dào tīng tú shuō gossip / hearsay / rumor
 dào dé fēng xiǎn moral hazard
 dào mào àn rán sanctimonious / dignified
 dào shān xué hǎi mountain of Dao, sea of learning (idiom) / learning is as high as the mountains, as wide as the seas / ars longa, vita brevis
  route capacity
  road clearance
  route classification
  ethical frameworks
  moral coercion
  moralpolitik
 dào bù shí yí lit. no one picks up lost articles in the street (idiom) / fig. honesty prevails throughout society
 dào dé bài huài vice / immorality / moral turpitude
 dào dé jī jīn ethical fund
 dào dé kùn jìng ethical dilemma
 dào dé lún sàng moral bankruptcy / moral degeneracy
 dào dé quàn gào moral suasion
 dào dé rèn shi moral cognition / ethical awareness
 dào dé shǒu zé code of ethics
 Dào gé lā sī Douglas (name)
 Dào kǎ sī zú Taokas, one of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan
 dào lù ān quán road safety
 dào lù fēng suǒ route denial
 dào lù gōng chéng road construction
 dào lù shōu fèi road pricing
线 dào lù zhī xiàn feeder roads
  Virtue Foundation
 dào dé pǔ xì xué On
 Dào lā jí lǐ Fēng Dhaulagiri, mountain massif in the Himalayas
 dào lù biāo zhì zǔ route-marking group
 Dào Qióng sī zhǐ shù Dow Jones industrial average (Wall street stock market index)
 Dào zhēn zì zhì xiàn Daozhen Klau and Hmong autonomous county in Zun'yi 遵義|遵义[Zun1 yi4], northeast Guizhou
·  Dow Jones industrial average (Wall street stock market index)
  Convention on Road Traffic (1968)
  Ethics Officer
  Declaration of ethical responsibilities
  Make Roads Safe
 dào dé cào shǒu gù wèn Ethics Advisor
 dào dé cào shǒu huán jìng ethical environment
 dào dé cào shǒu jiǎn jiè ethics briefing
 dào lù jiāo tòng shāng hài road traffic injury
 dào bù tóng bù xiāng wéi móu lit. persons who walk different paths cannot make plans together / to go separate ways (idiom)
 dào dé cào shǒu bàn gōng shì Ethics Office
  Decade of Action for Road Safety
 dào lù jiāo tòng xìn xī xì tǒng Road Traffic Information System
·  General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), US commander in Pacific during WW2, sacked in 1951 by President Truman for exceeding orders during the Korean war
  Memorandum of Understanding on Road Transportation
  road and airfield engineer sub-unit
  Group of Experts on Road Traffic Safety
  ethics training and certification
 dào dé cào shǒu bàn gōng shì zhǔ rèn Director of the Ethics Office
 dào gāo yì ān , shì gāo yì wēi More moral strength increases one's safety, more power and influence increases one's danger (idiom, from Records of the Historian 史記|史记). cf Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it (William Pitt the Elder, 1770).
 dào gāo yī chǐ , mó gāo yī zhàng virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom) / It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
 Dào gé lā sī · Mài kè ā sè General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), US commander in Pacific during WW2, sacked in 1951 by President Truman for exceeding orders during the Korean war
· Dào gé lā sī · Mài kè ā sè General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), US commander in Pacific during WW2, sacked in 1951 by President Truman for exceeding orders during the Korean war
 dào zhī suǒ cún , shī zhī suǒ cún If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈). / We should learn from one who knows the way.
  Principal Adviser, Ethics
 dào suǒ cún zhě , nǎi shī suǒ cún zhě If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈). / We should learn from one who knows the way.
 Dào zhēn Gē lǎo zú Miáo zú Zì zhì xiàn Daozhen Klau and Hmong Autonomous County in Zun'yi 遵義|遵义[Zun1 yi4], northeast Guizhou
 dào lù ān quán lì yì yōu guān fāng lùn tán Road Safety Stakeholders' Forum
  Department of Ethics, Trade, Human Rights and Health Law
  Joint Initiative for Training in Ethics and Defamation
  Seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment of Road Transport
 zhī dào to know / to become aware of / also pr. [zhi1 dao5]
 shuō dao to discuss / reason (behind sth)
 shuō dào to state / to say (the quoted words)
 pín dào frequency / (television) channel
 bào dào to report (news) / report / CL:篇[pian1],份[fen4]
 nán dào don't tell me ... / could it be that...?
 wèn dào to ask the way / to ask
 yī dào together
 wèi dao flavor / smell / hint of
 qú dào irrigation ditch / (fig.) channel / means
 tōng dào (communications) channel / thoroughfare / passage
 jiē dào street / CL:條|条[tiao2] / subdistrict / residential district
 dà dào main street / avenue
 dì dao authentic / genuine / typical / from a place known for the product / thorough / conscientious
 dì dào tunnel / causeway
 guǎn dào tubing / pipeline / (fig.) channel / means
 jiào dào to call / to shout
 shēng dào sound track / audio channel
 guǐ dào orbit / railway or tram line / fig. conventional way of thinking
 hǎn dào to yell
 hè dào (of yamen bailiffs etc) to walk ahead of an official, shouting at pedestrians to clear the way
 suì dào tunnel
 yīn dào vagina
 rén dào human sympathy / humanitarianism / humane / the "human way", one of the stages in the cycle of reincarnation (Buddhism) / sexual intercourse
 hòu dao kind and honest / generous / sincere
 bà dào the Way of the Hegemon / abbr. for 霸王之道 / despotic rule / rule by might / evil as opposed to the Way of the King 王道 / overbearing / tyranny / (of liquor, medicine etc) strong / potent
 chū dào to make one's first public performance (of an entertainer etc) / to start one's career
 hēi dào dark road / criminal ways / the underworld / see also 白道[bai2 dao4]
 guó dào national highway
 lì dào strength / power / efficacy
 gōng dào justice / fairness / public highway
 hé dào river course / river channel
 tiān dào natural law / heavenly law / weather (dialect)
 xiǎo dào bypath / trail / bribery as a means of achieving a goal / minor arts (Confucian reference to agriculture, medicine, divination, and other professions unworthy of a gentleman)
 xué dào acupuncture point / acupoint
 chē dào traffic lane / driveway
 wáng dào the Way of the King / statecraft / benevolent rule / virtuous as opposed to the Way of Hegemon 霸道
 tiě dào railway line / rail track
 sài dào race course
 zhèng dào the correct path / the right way (Buddhism)
 tóu dào first time / first (round, course, coat of paint etc)
 pǎo dào athletic track / track / runway (i.e. airstrip)
 qì dào flue / air duct / air passage / respiratory tract
 xiū dào to practice Daoism
 xìn dào signal path
 yǒu dào to have attained the Way / (of a government or a ruler) enlightened / wise and just
 cháng dào intestines / gut
 háng dào waterway / ship channel
 shì dào the ways of the world / the morals of the time
 gǔ dào ancient road / precepts of the antiquity
 shuǐ dào aqueduct / sewer
便 biàn dào pavement / sidewalk / shortcut / makeshift road
 tóng dào same principle
 guò dào passageway / corridor / aisle
 chēng dào to commend / to praise
尿 niào dào urethra / urinary tract
 lóu dào corridor / passageway (in storied building)
 dé dào to achieve the Dao / to become an immortal
 róu dào judo
 rào dào roundabout route / detour
 zǒu dào pavement / sidewalk / path / walk / footpath / aisle
 pín dào poor Taoist
 wān dào winding road / road curve
 suǒ dào ropeway
 chì dào equator (of the earth or astronomical body)
 dāng dào in the middle of the road / to be in the way / to hold power
 yào dào major road / thoroughfare / main road
 wú dào tyrannical / brutal (regime)
 shùn dào on the way
 chuán dào to lecture on doctrine / to expound the wisdom of ancient sages / to preach / a sermon
 mén dao the way to do sth / knack
 mén dào doorway / gateway
 bái dào lunar orbit / legitimate / righteous / see also 黑道[hei1 dao4]
 yǒng dào walled-in path / paved pathway / canopied passageway / corridor / tunnel
 bù dào walking path / pathway
 gàn dào arterial road / main road / main watercourse
 chá dào Japanese tea ceremony / sado
 huáng dào the ecliptic (the plane of the solar system)
 kāi dào to clear the way
 zhàn dào plank walkway constructed on the face of a cliff / (archaic) elevated passageway connecting the upper levels of adjacent towers
 jiǎng dào to preach / a sermon
 zhōng dào Nakamichi
 Shén dào Shinto (Japanese religion)
 xié dào depraved life / evil ways / fornication
 bù dào to preach (the Christian gospel)
 shí dào esophagus / the proper way to eat / food transportation route
 dàn dào trajectory (of a projectile) / ballistic curve
 gǎi dào to change route / to divert (a road or a watercourse)
 jiā dào a narrow street (lined with walls) / to line the street
 rù dào to enter the Way / to become a Daoist
 kēng dào mine shaft / gallery / tunnel
 yān dào flue
 chéng dào to reach illumination (Buddhism)
 pō dào road on a slope / inclined path / ramp
 xiào dao filial piety (Confucian virtue) / to be a good son or daughter
 qǔ dào via / by way of / en route to
 zhēn dào the true way
 yī dào art of healing / medical skill
 wèi dào to defend traditional values
 jiù dào to set off / to take to the road
 nán dào south road
 zhuǎn dào to make a detour / to go by way of
 chà dào side road / byway
 dǎn dào bile duct / biliary tract
 lè dào to take delight in talking about sth / to find pleasure in following one's convictions
 dōng dào host
 qiú dào fairway (golf) / lane (ten-pin bowling)
 qīng dào to clean the street / to clear the road (i.e. get rid of people for passage of royalty or VIP)
 gù dào old road / old way / old course (of a river)
 Mài dào McDonnell Douglas (plane company)
 mù dào path leading to a grave / tomb passage / aisle leading to the coffin chamber of an ancient tomb
 kǒng dào opening providing access / the teaching of Confucius
 yùn dao fortune / luck / fate
 jìn dào shortcut / a quicker method
 xùn dào to die for a just cause
 jiǎ dào via / by way of
  dead trace
 bān dào railroad switch
 biàn dào to change lanes
 cǎi dào to scout / to reconnoiter
 chǎn dào birth canal (in obstetrics)
 cháng dào normal and proper practice / conventional practice / common occurrence
 chāo dào to take a shortcut
 cǐ dào such matters / things like this / this line of work / this pursuit / this hobby / this endeavor
 Dī dào Didao district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西[Ji1 xi1], Heilongjiang
 dòu dào subterranean passage / (medicine) sinus
 Er4 dào Erdao district of Changchun city 長春市|长春市, Jilin
 fèn dào coprodeum (in birds)
 gǒng dào archway
 gōng dao fair / equitable
 gōu dào groove
 guài dào no wonder!
 hǎi dào sea-lane
 hǎo dào don't tell me ... / could it be that...?
 jiā dào family financial circumstances
 jiàn dào kendō / (sports)
 jié dào to kidnap / to hijack
 jìng dào path / short-cut
 liáng dào route for providing foodstuff
 luàn dào see 亂說|乱说[luan4 shuo1]
 míng dào the gateway to the ghost world
 niǎo dào a road only a bird can manage / steep dangerous road
 pán dào twining mountain road
 qiàn dào towpath (along a canal)
 shī dào to lose the way / unjust / moral failing
 shú dào familiar road / well-trodden path
 Xiān dào Zoroastrianism / see also 祆教[Xian1 jiao4]
 xuān dào to preach (the gospel)
 yáng dào penis
 yuán dào original path / essay by Tang philosopher Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈
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