Meaning of 哮

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Pinyin: xiào
English Definition: pant; roar; bark (of animals); Taiwan pr. [xiao1]
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ xiào ] filial piety, obedience; mourning
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Example Words
咆哮 páo xiào to roar; to thunder; to snarl; to bluster (of wind, waves etc); crashing waves (onom.); to rage (of a person)
哮喘 xiào chuǎn asthma
咆哮如雷 páo xiào léi to be in a thundering rage (idiom)
哮喘病 xiào chuǎn bìng asthma
哮鸣 xiào míng wheezing
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