(diào )

掉 English Translation

The English meaning of (diào ) is:

  • 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)
  • (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal etc)

Example Usage of 掉


Hěn yǒu kěnéng qùdiào C yuánsù huì dé chū tóngyàng de jiéguǒ. It is highly probable that the deletion of element C will still yield the same result.

Qiūtiān shùyè huì diào luò. The leaves fall off the trees in the fall.

Zhè zhī bǐ hé wǒ zuótiān diào dì nà zhī yīyàng. This is the same pen that I lost yesterday.


Decomposition of 掉

掉 Radical
HSK Level 4
掉 Stroke Count 11
Variants of (diào )
掉 Stroke Order