simpl. and trad.

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hand) + phonetic  – to beckon with the hand.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 手尸竹口 (QSHR), four-corner 57062)

  1. beckon, summon
  2. recruit, levy

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 427, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11968
  • Dae Jaweon: page 775, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1860, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+62DB

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho, gyo) (hangeul [[, ]], revised cho, gyo, McCune-Reischauer ch'o, kyo, Yale cho, kyo)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhāo
Zhuyin ㄓㄠ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɑʊ̯⁵⁵/
Audio
(file)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhāo)

  1. beckon; summon
  2. recruit; levy
  3. measure word for moves or blows (especially in Martial arts)

CompoundsEdit

External linksEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chiêu, cheo, gieo, treo, chạo, chắp, chiu, giẹo, reo)

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 12:40