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Yáo

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Yáo Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Yáo | Yao2
English translation
surname Yao
to shake
to rock
to row
to rock, to shake; to swing, to wave

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Number of strokes

13

Traditional form

yáo

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

hand

Etymology of Yáo

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

扌䍃

Semantic compound

shǒu

Phonetic compound

yóu

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and yóu represents the sound. Simplified form of yáo .
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Example sentences using Yáo

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shéi 动摇 dòng yáo le de 决心 juéxīn .

No one could stir him from his resolve.

lǎo 摇摇 tóu , tàn le 一口 yī kǒu , “ 牛脾气 niú pí qi , ràng . ”

Seven shook her head and sighed. " He's so bull - headed. Let him be.

故意 gùyì de shǎng xià diān dòng Chē , Yáo 这个 zhè ge lǎo 猴子 hóuzi 几下.

He deliberately jerked the shafts to rock him a bit.

lǎo Chéng 递给祥子 Zhī yān ,祥子 Yáo le Yáo tóu .

Old Cheng offered him a cigarette but Xiangzi shook his head.

chuán bèi làng 打得东摇西 huǎng .

The ship was tossed by the waves.

Words with Yáo

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

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
Yáo to shake yáo
摇滚 yáogǔn to rock搖滾
摇头 yáo tóu to shake one's head搖頭
动摇 dòng yáo to sway動搖
摇摆 yáobǎi to sway搖擺
摇滚乐 yáo gǔn yuè rock music搖滾樂
摇晃 yáo huàng to rock搖晃
摇篮 yáo lán cradle搖籃
摇摆舞 yáo bǎi wǔ swing (dance)搖擺舞
摇曳 yáo yè (of a flame) to flicker搖曳
招摇 zhāo yáo to brag招搖
摇动 yáo dòng to shake搖動
摇摇欲坠 yáo yáo yù zhuì tottering搖搖欲墜
摇摆不定 yáo bǎi bù dìng indecisive搖擺不定
摇钱树 yáo qián shù a source of easy money (idiom)搖錢樹
摇身一变 yáo shēn yī biàn to change shape in a single shake搖身一變
摇篮曲 yáo lán qǔ lullaby搖籃曲
招摇过市 zhāo yáo guò shì to parade oneself ostentatiously about town (idiom)招搖過市
摇椅 yáo yǐ rocking chair搖椅
大摇大摆 dà yáo dà bǎi to strut大搖大擺
摇奖 yáo jiǎng to draw the winning ticket (in a lottery)搖獎
摇手 yáo shǒu crank handle搖手
扶摇直上 fú yáo zhí shàng to skyrocket扶搖直上

Yáo Decomposition & Compounds

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Yáo Decomposition

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