Pronunciation

zhāo

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zhāo Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhāo | zhao1
English translation
(chess) move
trick
all right!
(dialect) to add
to touch
to come in contact with
to feel
to be affected by
to catch fire
to fall asleep
to burn
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhe | zhe5
English translation
aspect particle indicating action in progress
to make a move, to take action
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhuó | zhuo2
English translation
to wear (clothes)
to contact
to use
to apply

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About zhāo

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

zhù

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Temporal particle " zhāo " / 时态助词着 Shí tài zhùcízhe

Etymology of zhāo

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Positional decomposition

羊目

Explanation

Simplified form of zhù . Phonosemantic compound. cǎo represents the meaning and zhě represents the sound.

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Example sentences using zhāo

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发现 fāxiàn xiàng 平日 píng rì 一样 yīyàng zài 花园 huā yuán zuò zhāo hǎo mèng .

I found him in the garden, dreaming away as usual.

zài Mén 下面 xià miàn chā xiē , hǎo ràng Mén kāi zhāo .

Put a wedge under the door so that it will stay open.

hǎo de 面包 miànbāo 面团 miàn tuán kào Huǒ fàng zhāo , hǎo ràng 发酵 fā jiào .

The bread mixture was set beside the fire to rise.

小伙子 xiǎohuǒzi men zhēng zhāo gěi 留下 liú xià hǎo 印象 yìnxiàng .

The boys were vying with each other to impress her.

赶快 gǎnkuài 回来 huí lai hǎo ?我们 wǒmen zhēng děng zhāo 结果 jiēguǒ ne .

Hurry back , won't you? We're waiting for the result.

Words with zhāo

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
zhāo [action in progress] zhù
意味着 yìwèizhe to signify意味著
有着 yǒu zhe to have有著
接着 jiēzhe to continue接著
着急 zháojí to worry著急
着手 zhuóshǒu to set out著手
来着 lái zhe auxiliary showing sth happened in the past來著
用不着 yòng bu zháo not need用不著
睡着 shuì zháo to fall asleep睡著
着火 zháohuǒ to ignite著火
穿着 chuān zhuó attire穿著
随着 suízhe along with隨著
跟着 gēn zhe to follow after跟著
着想 zhuóxiǎng to give thought (to others)著想
执着 zhízhuó to be dedicated執著
着力 zhuó lì to put effort into sth著力
着陆 zhuó lù landing著陸
着重 zhuózhòng to stress著重
着迷 zháomí to be fascinated著迷
着眼 zhuó yǎn having sth in mind著眼
着呢 zhe ne quite著呢
怎么着 zěn me zhāo what?怎麼著
沿着 yán zhe to go along沿著
身着 shēn zhuó to wear身著
本着 běn zhe based on...本著

zhāo Decomposition & Compounds

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zhāo Decomposition

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zhāo Compounds

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