掉 (diào) English Meaning
- to fall
- to drop
- to lag behind
- to lose
- to go missing
- to reduce
- fall (in prices)
- to lose (value, weight, etc.)
- to wag
- to swing
- to turn
- to change
- to exchange
- to swap
- to show off
- to shed (hair)
Traditional Character: 掉
掉 is only found in HSK 4.
Wǒ kàn, zhèxiē wūdiǎn qù bù diào.
I don’t think these stains will come out.
Bùyào bǎ yānhuī diào zài dìtǎn shàng.
Don’t drop cigarette ash on the carpet.
Qǐng xī diào suǒyǒu mào yān de dōngxī.
Please put out all smoking materials.
Tā zhèng bǎ yāntǒng lǐ de hēi huī sǎo diào.
She is sweeping the soot out of the chimney.
Bǎ bèi fēng chuī shàngqù de róngmáo shuā diào.
Brush away the windblown fluff.
Dào shíhòu shù jiù luòyè, huā jiù diào bàn.
Trees shed their leaves and flowers shed their petals.
Stroke Order & Character Components
掉 (diào): to fall; to drop; to lag behind; to lose; to go missing; to reduce; fall (in prices); to lose (value, weight etc); to wag; to swing; to turn; to change; to exchange; to swap; to show off; to shed (hair)
- 扌 (shou): hand
- 卓 (zhuō): outstanding