FEEDBACK

Meaning of 敲

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin: qiāo
English Definition: to hit; to strike; to tap; to rap; to knock; to rip sb off; to overcharge
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strike) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ gāo ] tall, lofty; high, elevated
    • [ ] to rap, to tap
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 敲
Example Words:
敲门 [ qiāo mén ]: to knock on a door
推敲 [ tuī qiāo ]: to think over
敲敲打打 [ qiāo qiāo ]: to make a continual banging sound; (fig.) to provoke with words
不做亏心事,不怕鬼敲门 [ zuò kuī xīn shì , guǐ qiāo mén ]: He who never wrongs others does not fear the knock in the night.; Rest with a clear conscience.
平生不做亏心事,半夜敲门心不惊 [ píng shēng zuò kuī xīn shì , bàn qiāo mén xīn jīng ]: He who never wrongs others does not fear the knock in the night.; Rest with a clear conscience.
More: 敲* | *敲 | *敲*
Example Sentences