Meaning of 桥

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(Trad.: 橋)
Pinyin: qiáo
English Definition: bridge; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ qiáo ] tall, lofty; proud, stately
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Example Words:
桥梁 [ qiáo liáng ]: bridge (lit. and fig.)
立交桥 [ jiāo qiáo ]: overpass; flyover
过桥米线 [ guò qiáo xiàn ]: rice noodle soup from Yunnan province
大桥 [ qiáo ]: Da Qiao, one of the Two Qiaos, according to Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三国演义 , the two great beauties of ancient China
张春桥 [ zhāng chūn qiáo ]: Zhang Chunqiao (1917-2005), one of the Gang of Four
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