知道

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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知道 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping zi1 dou3)

  1. to know
    Ngo5 m4 zi1 dou3.
    I don't know.

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

("to know") + ("way; path; road")

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhīdào  →  zhīdao (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄓ ㄉㄠˋ  →  ㄓ ㄉㄠ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ tɑʊ̯⁵¹/  →  /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ d̥ɑʊ̯²/
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Verb[edit]

知道 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhīdào or zhīdao)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to know, to understand
    知道
    wǒ bù zhīdào
    I don't know.

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