Meaning of 淘

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Pinyin: táo
English Definition: to wash; to clean out; to cleanse; to eliminate; to dredge
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
淘气 [ táo ]: naughty; mischievous
淘汰 [ táo tài ]: to wash out; elimination (by selection); natural selection; to knock out (in a competition); to die out; to phase out
小淘气 [ xiǎo táo ]: Rogue, Marvel Comics superhero
小淘气 [ xiǎo táo ]: rascal
淘客 [ táo ]: talk (loanword); chatline of PRC Internet company Taobao,
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