Pronunciation

zhǎo

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zhǎo Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhǎo | zhao3
English translation
to try to find
to look for
to call on sb
to find
to seek
to return
to give change
to search for, to look for, to find; change (as in money)

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About zhǎo

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

zhǎo

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

To go searching with a spear  in hand  shǒu

Etymology of zhǎo

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

扌戈

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and represents the sound.

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Example sentences using zhǎo

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Néng gěi zhǎo hǎo 旅馆 lǚ guǎn ?

Can you fit me up in a good hotel?

姑妈 gū mā yāo wéi zhǎo 一份 jiào hǎo de 工作 gōngzuò .

Aunt must shop around for the better job for me.

yāo zhǎo chū gān zhè jiàn shì de rén , 不管 bùguǎn shì shuí .

I'll find the person who did this, whoever he is.

zhǎo shuí ?

Who are you looking for?

lǎo , yǒu rén zhǎo ne .

Lao Wu, somebody is looking for you.

Words with zhǎo

Explore 23 words and sayings that include the Chinese character zhǎo in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
zhǎo to look for zhǎo
找到 zhǎo dào to find找到 zhǎo dào
寻找 xúnzhǎo to seek尋找
找不到 zhǎo bu dào can't find找不到 zhǎo bu dào
找出 zhǎo chū to find找出 zhǎo chū
查找 chá zhǎo to search for查找 chá zhǎo
找寻 zhǎo xún to look for找尋
找回 zhǎo huí to retrieve找回 zhǎo huí
找上门 zhǎo shàng mén to call on sb找上門
找麻烦 zhǎo má fan to look for trouble找麻煩
找借口 zhǎo jiè kǒu to look for a pretext找借口 zhǎo jiè kǒu
找死 zhǎo sǐ to court death找死 zhǎo sǐ
找不着 zhǎo bu zháo to be unable to find找不著
自找 zì zhǎo you asked for it自找 zì zhǎo
找机会 zhǎo jī huì to look for an opportunity找機會
找事 zhǎo shì to pick a quarrel找事 zhǎo shì
找钱 zhǎo qián to give change找錢
找对象 zhǎo duì xiàng looking for a mate找對象
自找麻烦 zì zhǎo má fan to ask for trouble自找麻煩
找茬 zhǎo chá to pick fault with找茬 zhǎo chá
找齐 zhǎo qí to even up找齊
找平 zhǎo píng to level (ground)找平 zhǎo píng
找碴 zhǎo chá to pick fault with找碴 zhǎo chá

zhǎo Decomposition & Compounds

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zhǎo Decomposition

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