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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口女中 (RVL), four-corner 64000, composition)

  1. cry, shout
  2. hail, greet, call

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 172, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3240
  • Dae Jaweon: page 383, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 573, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+53EB

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping giu3, Yale giu3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 哀叫 (あいきょう, aikyō)
  • 熱叫 (ねっきょう, nekkyō)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyu) (hangeul , revised gyu, McCune-Reischauer kyu)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiào (jiao4), shào (shao4), Wade-Giles chiao4, shao4)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiào)

  1. to be called
  2. to call, to name
  3. to call (someone)
    • 警察 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]jiào jǐngchá [Pinyin] — to call the police
  4. to cry, to shout
    • 狗叫 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]gǒujiào [Pinyin] — bark
    • 她高兴地起来,投入了她母亲的怀抱。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Tā gāoxīng dì jiào qǐlái, tóurù le tā mǔqīn de huáibào. [Pinyin]
      With a cry of joy, she fell into her mother's arms.
  5. to hail, to greet
  6. to ask, to order
  7. to hire, to call (a taxi), to order (in a restaurant, in a shop)

Usage note[edit]

  • (to call, to be called): when used for a person, 叫 refer to surname and / or name.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (xìng, "to be surnamed")

Preposition[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiào)

  1. (used in a passive sentence to introduce the agent) by

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiào)

  1. (dialect) (animal) male

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khiếu, kêu, kíu)

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