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piāo

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piāo Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
piāo | piao1
English translation
variant of piāo
> piāo [piāo]
to float
to drift, to float, to flutter

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Number of strokes

15

Traditional form

Contains the radical

fēng

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

wind

Etymology of piāo

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

票风

Semantic compound

fēng

Phonetic compound

piào

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. fēng represents the meaning and piào represents the sound. Simplified form of piāo .
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Example sentences using piāo

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位女演员 yǎnyuán 身穿 shēn chuān 飘逸 piāo yì de 长裙 cháng qún 翩然走进 zǒu jìn 房间 fángjiān .

The actress sailed into the room in her flowing dress.

花园 huā yuán Zhōng piāo Guò gāng 出炉 chū lú 面包 miànbāo de 香味 xiāng wèi .

A delicious smell of freshly baked bread wafted across the garden.

le kǒu 芳香 fāng xiāng 飘溢 de 夜晚 yè wǎn de 空气 kōngqì ,闻到 wén dào le 泥土 ní tǔ de 气息 qì xī .

He breathes the sweet - laden night air and smells the earth.

Cóng 下面 xià miàn de 花园 huā yuán piāo lái 一阵 yī zhèn 柠檬 níng méng xiāng .

A scent of lemon wafted up from the garden below.

蔚蓝色 de 天空 tiānkōng Zhōng ,时而 shíér piāo Guò duǒ 白云 Bái yún .

Sometimes several clusters of white clouds drift across the blue sky.

Words with piāo

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

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
piāo to float
飘逸 piāo yì graceful飄逸
飘扬 piāoyáng to wave飄揚
飘飘 piāo piāo to float about飄飄
飘飘然 piāo piāo rán elated飄飄然
飘荡 piāo dàng to drift飄盪
飘落 piāo luò to float down飄落
轻飘飘 qīng piāo piāo light as a feather輕飄飄
飘浮 piāo fú to float飄浮
飘忽 piāo hū fleet飄忽
飘渺 piāo miǎo as in a mist飄渺
飘然 piāo rán swiftly飄然
飘零 piāo líng (fig.) drifting and homeless飄零
飘散 piāo sàn to drift飄散
飘动 piāo dòng to float飄動
飘香 piāo xiāng (of a fragrance) to waft about飄香
飘舞 piāo wǔ to fly up飄舞
飘移 piāo yí to drift飄移
风雨飘摇 fēng yǔ piāo yáo (of a situation) unstable風雨飄搖
飘流 piāo liú rafting飄流
飘带 piāo dài streamer飄帶
飘摇 piāo yáo swaying飄搖
飘泊 piāo bó to rove飄泊

piāo Decomposition & Compounds

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piāo Decomposition

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