Meaning of 效

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Pinyin: xiào
English Definition: effect; efficacy; to imitate
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strike) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jiāo ] to connect; to deliver, to exchange; to intersect; to mix
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words
效果 xiào guǒ result; effect; efficacy; (theater) sound or visual effects
有效 yǒu xiào effective; in effect; valid
效益 xiào benefit; effectiveness; efficiency
成效 chéng xiào effect; result
高效 gāo xiào efficient; highly effective
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