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ㄐㄧㄠ ˋ

jiào

teach

教 is an 11 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as jiào in the fourth tone, however it can also be pronounced as jiāo.

It is made up of the components (obedience) and (tap).

  • ㄐㄧㄠ ˋ

    jiào

    teach

    • ㄒㄧㄠ ˋ

      xiào

      obedience

    • ㄆㄨ

      tap

3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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teaching (jiao) is using tap (pu) to make pupil obey (xiao)
by thuthuy

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gõ nhẹ cho đến khi biết đạo hiếu mới thôi
by acvt_007

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Only if I obediently hunker [down] and study can I tap into the teacher’s knowledge. She occasionally lets me release ener[gy ou]tside at recess.
by vms5q

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 教

jiào
jiāo

Definitions for 教 pronounced as jiào

  • surname Jiao
  • religion
  • teaching
  • to make
  • to cause
  • to tell

Definitions for 教 pronounced as jiāo

  • to teach

Vocabulary

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