島 - Dong Chinese dictionary

dǎo

island

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

鳥 sound component

  Sound component

niǎodiǎo

  

bird

Evolution

島 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
島 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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dǎo

island; CL:|[gè],[zuò]

Most common words with 島
Freq.
Word
Meaning

island

青岛

Qingdao, subprovincial city in Shandong

胰岛素

insulin

半岛

peninsula

岛屿

island

Component uses

Sound component in 1 character