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xiào

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xiào Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
xiào | xiao4
English translation
old variant of xiào [xiào]
to smile, to laugh; to giggle; to snicker

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About xiào

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

xiào

Contains the radical

zhú

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

A person yāo with a big grin  zhú

Etymology of xiào

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⺮夭

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. zhú represents the meaning and yāo represents the sound. The connection between zhú (bamboo) and xiào (laugh) is unclear.

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Example sentences using xiào

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有些 yǒu xiē 女孩子 nǚ hái zi xiào pán .

Some of the girls taunted her about her weight.

shuí xiào zài 最后 zuìhòu ,谁笑 zuì hǎo .

He laughs best who laughs last.

jiǎng de lǎo 笑话 xiàohuà , yǐn Guò 五十 wǔ shí biàn le .

He told the same style old jokes I've heard fifty times before.

电话 diàn huà suǒ de 电话员 men 个个 gè gè jiān zuǐ 嚼舌 jiáo shé , lǎo 他人 tā rén 开玩笑 kāiwánxiào .

Those girls at the telephone office have very sharp tongues and they like to make fun of others.

老杨只是 zhǐ shì 嘿嘿 hēi hēi xiào le shēng , pāi zhāo Qiāng :连声 lián shēng shuì : “ hǎo Qiāng ,好枪!

Lao Yang chuckled, patted gun and said, " Excellent indeed! "

Words with xiào

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character xiào in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
xiào laugh xiào
玩笑 wán xiào to joke玩笑 wán xiào
微笑 wēixiào smile微笑 wēixiào
开玩笑 kāiwánxiào to play a joke開玩笑
笑话 xiàohuà joke笑話
笑容 xiào róng smile笑容 xiào róng
好笑 hǎo xiào laughable好笑 hǎo xiào
可笑 kě xiào funny可笑 kě xiào
嘲笑 cháoxiào to jeer at嘲笑 cháoxiào
笑声 xiào shēng laughter笑聲
冷笑 lěng xiào to sneer冷笑 lěng xiào
大笑 dà xiào to laugh heartily大笑 dà xiào
笑脸 xiào liǎn smiling face笑臉
取笑 qǔ xiào to tease取笑 qǔ xiào
苦笑 kǔ xiào to force a smile苦笑 kǔ xiào
欢笑 huān xiào to laugh happily歡笑
说笑 shuō xiào to chat and laugh說笑
傻笑 shǎ xiào to giggle傻笑 shǎ xiào
哈哈大笑 hā hā dà xiào to laugh heartily哈哈大笑 hā hā dà xiào
笑意 xiào yì smiling expression笑意 xiào yì
爆笑 bào xiào hilarious爆笑 bào xiào
笑柄 xiào bǐng a matter for ridicule笑柄 xiào bǐng
哭笑不得 kū xiào bù dé between laughter and tears哭笑不得 kū xiào bù dé
狂笑 kuáng xiào to howl with laughter狂笑 kuáng xiào
笑料 xiào liào butt笑料 xiào liào

xiào Decomposition & Compounds

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xiào Decomposition

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