Meaning of 早

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Pinyin: zǎo
English Definition: early; morning; Good morning!; long ago; prematurely
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: The first rays of the sun
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
    • [ shí ] ten, tenth; complete; perfect
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Example Words:
早上 [ zǎo shang ]: early morning; Classifiers:
迟早 [ chí zǎo ]: sooner or later
及早 [ zǎo ]: at the earliest possible time; as soon as possible
早已 [ zǎo ]: long ago; for a long time
早就 [ zǎo jiù ]: already at an earlier time
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