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ㄐㄧㄠ ˋ



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).

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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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We found 2 pronunciations for 教


Definitions for 教 pronounced as jiào

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

Definitions for 教 pronounced as jiāo

  • to teach


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