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taste
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(味道)
Literally: “to savour the principles”.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

味道

  1. flavour; taste
    品嘗味道 / 品尝味道  ―  pǐncháng wèidào  ―  to taste the flavour
    什麼味道冰淇淋 [MSC, trad.]
    什么味道冰淇淋 [MSC, simp.]
    Yào shénme wèidào de bīngqílìn? [Pinyin]
    What flavour of ice cream would you like?
  2. smell   (Classifier: m)
    味道  ―  Cài yǒu gǔ wèidào.  ―  The dish smells rotten.
  3. (figuratively) interest
    味道  ―  yuè kàn yuè yǒu wèidào  ―  the more one reads, the more intriguing [the book] becomes
  4. (figuratively) particular sense or feeling
    有點諷刺味道 / 有点讽刺味道  ―  yǒudiǎn fěngcì de wèidào  ―  have a touch of sarcasm

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VerbEdit

味道

  1. (archaic) to observe the rules; to savour the reasons; to perceive the truth
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