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kào

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kào Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
kào | kao4
English translation
to lean against or on
to stand by the side of
to come near to
to depend on
to trust
to fuck (vulgar)
traditional military costume drama where the performers wear armor (old)
nearby; to depend on, to lean on, to trust

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Number of strokes

15

Traditional form

kào

Contains the radical

Fēi

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

people back-to-back

Etymology of kào

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

告非

Semantic compound

Fēi

Phonetic compound

gào

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. Fēi represents the meaning and gào represents the sound.
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Example sentences using kào

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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.

yòu Shuǎ lǎo Huā zhāo le ——一直 yīzhí kào 装扮成盲人 máng rén Cóng 人们 rén men 手里 shǒu lǐ 骗取 piàn qǔ 钱财 qián cái .

He's up to his old tricks againhe's been getting money from people by pretending to be blind.

Xiàng 岩体方向 fāngxiàng 靠近 kào jìn , zài 东德 Dōng Dé 兰士瓦, Zēng 报导 bào dǎo 有直闪石 shǎn shí .

Close in towards the complex anthophyllite has been reported from the Eastern Transvaal.

中士 jiào 士兵 shìbīng men 靠拢 kàolǒng .

The sergeant told the men to close up.

疲倦 píjuàn shí , 喜欢 xǐhuan 舒舒服服 shū shu fu fu 地靠 zài Gāo 扶手椅 fú shǒu yǐ shǎng 休息 xiūxi 一下 yīxià .

When I'm tired, I like to relax into a deep armchair.

Words with kào

Explore 20 words and sayings that include the Chinese character kào in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
kào to trust kào
靠近 kào jìn near靠近 kào jìn
依靠 yīkào to depend on依靠 yīkào
可靠 kěkào reliable可靠 kěkào
靠边 kào biān to pull over靠邊
可靠性 kě kào xìng reliability可靠性 kě kào xìng
停靠 tíng kào to call at停靠 tíng kào
投靠 tóu kào to rely on help from sb投靠 tóu kào
靠拢 kàolǒng to draw close to靠攏
靠不住 kào bu zhù unreliable靠不住 kào bu zhù
靠岸 kào àn landfall靠岸 kào àn
靠山 kào shān patron靠山 kào shān
挂靠 guà kào affiliation掛靠
靠得住 kào de zhù reliable靠得住 kào de zhù
倚靠 yǐ kào to lean on倚靠 yǐ kào
牢靠 láo kào robust牢靠 láo kào
背靠背 bèi kào bèi back to back背靠背 bèi kào bèi
不可靠 bù kě kào unreliable不可靠 bù kě kào
无依无靠 wú yī wú kào orphaned無依無靠
凭靠 píng kào to use憑靠

kào Decomposition & Compounds

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kào Decomposition

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The child received refuge in an old Temple where there were no mirrors allowed, and it was forbidden to speak of life before entering the sanctum. Ancient books, hidden rooms with unimaginable treasures and beauty beyond comprehension, became part of the boy’s new life.

Time went by until, one day, the now old young boy accidentally glimpses his own reflection in a pond. The Dragon smiled back.

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