Meaning of 叫

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Pinyin: jiào
English Definition: to shout; to call; to order; to ask; to be called; by (indicates agent in the passive mood)
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ jiū ] to connect, to join; vine
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Example Words:
叫做 [ jiào zuò ]: to be called; to be known as
名叫 [ míng jiào ]: called; named
叫声 [ jiào shēng ]: yelling (sound made by person); barking; braying; roaring (sound made by animals)
叫作 [ jiào zuò ]: to call; to be called
叫道 [ jiào dào ]: to call; to shout
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