Meaning of 朝

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (moon) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: cháo

    English Definition: abbr. for 朝鲜 Korea; imperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards
    Example Words:
    朝廷 [ cháo tíng ]: court; imperial household; dynasty
    王朝 [ wáng cháo ]: dynasty
    朝阳 [ cháo yáng ]: Chaoyang district in east and northeast Beijing, a county level district of Beijing municipality; Chaoyang prefecture-level city in Liaoning province 辽宁省 in northeast China; Chaoyang district of Changchun city 长春市 , Jilin; Chaoyang county in Chaoyang 朝阳 , Liaoning
    朝阳 [ cháo yáng ]: to be exposed to the sun; in a position facing the sun
    朝代 [ cháo dài ]: dynasty; reign (of a king)
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  • Pinyin: zhāo

    English Definition: morning
    Example Words:
    明朝 [ míng zhāo ]: tomorrow morning; the following morning
    朝阳 [ zhāo yáng ]: the morning sun
    朝气 [ zhāo ]: vitality; dynamism
    朝气蓬勃 [ zhāo péng ]: full of youthful energy (idiom); vigorous; energetic; a bright spark
    朝日 [ zhāo ]: Asahi (Japanese place name, company name etc)
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