Meaning of 唷

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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] to produce, to give birth to; to educate
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: (interjection expressing surprise) Oh!; My!
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    哎唷 āi interjection of pain or surprise; also written 哎哟
    More: 唷* | *唷 | *唷*
  • Pinyin: yo
    English Definition: final particle expressing exhortation, admiration etc
Example Sentences
My! That 's the biggest frog i have ever seen .
"Whew! It' s not rabies, "Brian said.
Did you know Mother took sleeping tablets?Well, the bottle is not in her room.
"Aaaaargh, " says Murakami. "Marriage is where I took that gamble!
Guess what: those with good looks were no better at solving mazes than less attractive people were (whew!).