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ㄘㄠ

cāo

operate

操 is a 16 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as cāo in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as cào.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (hand) and (chirping).

  • ㄘㄠ

    cāo

    operate

    • ㄕㄡ ˙

      shou

      hand

    • ㄗㄠ ˋ

      zào

      chirping

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com os dedos se move os moveis
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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 操

cāo
cào

Definitions for 操 pronounced as cāo

  • to grasp
  • to hold
  • to operate
  • to manage
  • to control
  • to steer
  • to exercise
  • to drill (practice)
  • to play
  • to speak (a language)
  • old variant of 操[cao1]
cào

Definitions for 操 pronounced as cào

  • variant of 肏[cao4]

Vocabulary

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  • Cao Cao (155-220), famous statesman and general at the end of Han, noted poet and calligrapher, later warlord, founder and first king of Cao Wei 曹魏, father of Emperor Cao Pi 曹丕
  • the main villain of novel the Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义
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