Dao (道), is a hanzi (漢字; Han Chinese character) that has different meanings depending on the context. Meanings of Dao (道) includes:
Retro, coin-operated video gaming machines designed for public audiences.
lit.the divided peach | euphemism: homosexuality
"... Mizi Xia and the Duke Ling of Wei was visiting a peach farm. When Mizi found a tasty peach, he took a few bites; then, he gave the remainder to the Duke. The Duke was touched by the gesture and said, “you really adore me! You are sharing the peach with me because you realize it is so delicious.”
lit. buddha-like flower / treasure flower
pronounced as: bao sh'young flower
The baoxiang flower or "bao-xiang hua" is a type of fictional, hybrid floral design. Each individual design represents a fusion of plants and motifs originated from different cultures, including South Asia (India), Central Asia (Persia/Sogdia), the Mediterranean (Byzantium & Greece), and Chinese domestic arts.
The “acorn” street sign (as shown below) was first introduced on the streets of Toronto during the 1950s. Since the mid-2000s, these acorn signs have been gradually replaced by a newer generation of signages.
lit. the era like blossoms
“That era has passed. Nothing that belonged to it exists anymore.”
pronounced as: tone zhi
(to pronounce zhi, say “jay (j)” without the “ay” sound)