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隧道
suì dào

隧道
tunnel




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隧道suìdào
     1. n. tunnel
Components
suì
     1. tunnel, underground passageway, path to a tomb
dào
     1. way, path, road
           道路 - road
     2. (historical) a circuit: an administrative division of late imperial China comprising 2 or more commanderies
     3. method, principle
     4. (philosophy) the Way, the Tao, the Dao: the way of nature and/or the ideal way to live one's life
     5. doctrine, teachings (of a religion)
           傳道 - to preach
     6. to say, to utter
           能說會道 - can talk really well idiom
     7. (Classifier for long things.)
           一道 閃電 - a lightning
           一道 河 - a river
           一道 縫 - a crack
           一 道 彩虹 - a rainbow
     8. (Classifier for barriers.)
           一道 籬笆 - a fence
     9. (Classifier for courses in a meal.) dish
           一 道 菜 - a dish of food
     10. (Classifier for questions (in an exam).)
     11. (Classifier for order, proclamation.)
           一 道 公文 - a proclamation
           一 道 命令 - an order
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