知道

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Chinese[edit]

to know; to be aware
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(知道)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

知道

  1. to know, to understand, to be aware of
    知道  ―  Wǒ bù zhīdào.  ―  I don't know.
    知道 [Guangzhou Cantonese]  ―  Ngo5 m4 zi1 dou3. [Jyutping]  ―  I don't know.
    知道哪兒 / 知道哪儿  ―  zhīdào tā zhù nǎr.  ―  I know where he lives.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 知道 ("to know (something)")
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical
Mandarin Beijing 知道
Cantonese Guangzhou 知道
Hong Kong 知道
Taishan 知𡃴
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Taiwanese Raoping
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Min Nan Quanzhou 知影
Xiamen 知影
Zhangzhou 知影
Taipei 知影
Kaohsiung 知影
Malaysia 知影
Wu Shanghai 曉得
Wenzhou 曉得

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