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simpl. and trad.

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

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

  1. beckon, summon
  2. recruit, levy

References[edit]

  • 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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhāo)

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

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