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ㄎㄠ ˇ



考 is a 6 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as kǎo in the third tone.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

  • ㄎㄠ ˇ



      • 𠥼

        • ˊ



    • ㄎㄠ ˇ


      "breath" or "sigh" component in Chinese characters

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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I held my breath as lao shi handed out the tests.
by misstig

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10 times to 10 sighs while completing the test.
by aelaa

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We found 1 pronunciation for 考

Definitions for 考 pronounced as kǎo

  • to check
  • to verify
  • to test
  • to examine
  • to take an exam
  • to take an entrance exam for
  • deceased father
  • to beat
  • to hit
  • variant of 考[kao3]
  • to inspect
  • to test
  • to take an exam


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