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ㄓㄠ ˋ

zhào

illuminate

照 is a 13 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as zhào in the fourth tone.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (bright) and (fire).

  • ㄓㄠ ˋ

    zhào

    illuminate

    • ㄓㄠ

      zhāo

      bright

    • ㄅㄧㄠ

      biāo

      fire

21 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The bright fire lit up the house and illuminated the dark quiet street
by mlcvannie

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the light turned on and illuminated the room
by MLCVEmmaS

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The fire fighters ran into the house where a bright fire had started. It burned the house, and illuminated the whole street.
by MLCVEmilyM

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One day the man lit his fire and he was astonished by the bright light and it was illuminate.
by mlccaitlin

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the person lighted the fire which illuminated the night sky
by MLCVAmber

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 照

Definitions for 照 pronounced as zhào

  • according to
  • in accordance with
  • to shine
  • to illuminate
  • to reflect
  • to look at (one's reflection)
  • to take (a photo)
  • photo
  • as requested
  • as before
  • variant of 照[zhao4]
  • to shine
  • to illuminate

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