味道 wèi dào: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

味道 (wèi dào) English Meaning

  • flavor
  • smell
  • hint of

Traditional Characters:  味道

味 forms words in:

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道 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 这水的味道很难闻。
    Zhè shuǐ de wèidào hěn nán wén.
    This water smells terrible.
  • 食物的味道让我饿了。
    Shíwù de wèidào ràng wǒ èle.
    The smell of food made me hungry.
  • 樟脑的味道使我感到恶心。
    Zhāngnǎo de wèidào shǐ wǒ gǎndào ěxīn.
    The smell of camphor makes me sick.
  • 洋葱的味道一直都不散,是吗?
    Yángcōng de wèidào yīzhí dōu bú sàn, shì ma?
    The smell of onions clings, doesn’t it?
  • 这味道可能是微波炉传出来的!
    Zhè wèidào kěnéng shì wéibōlú chuán chūlái de!
    This smell might come from the oven!
  • 这个饮料的味道很明显是茶的味道。
    Zhège yǐnliào de wèidào hěn míngxiǎn shì chá de wèidào.
    This drink clearly has the same flavor as tea.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

味 (wèi): taste; smell; classifier for drugs (in TCM)

    • 口 (kǒu): mouth
    • 未 (wèi): not yet; did not; have not; not; 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep

道 (dào): direction; way; road; path; CL: 條|条(tiáo), 股(gǔ); 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; province (of Korea or Japan)

  •  (chuò): brisk walking
  •  (shǒu): head

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 味

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 道

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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