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Meaning of 哨

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Pinyin: shào
English Definition: a whistle; sentry
Chinese Definition:
①巡逻,警戒防守的岗位:哨兵。哨卡。哨所。岗哨。放哨。
②古代军队的编制单位,历代标准不一。
③一种小笛:哨子。
④用口吹出的高尖音:口哨儿。
⑤鸟叫。

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ xiào ] to resemble, to look like; to be like
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Example Words:
哨兵 [ shào bīng ]: sentinel
前哨 [ qián shào ]: outpost; (fig.) front line
口哨 [ kǒu shào ]: whistle
吹口哨 [ chuī kǒu shào ]: to whistle
吹哨 [ chuī shào ]: to blow a whistle; to whistle
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