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Meaning of 瑶

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(Trad.: 瑤)
Pinyin: yáo
English Definition: Yao ethnic group of southwest China and southeast Asia; surname Yao; jade; precious stone; mother-of-pearl; nacre; precious; used a complementary honorific
Chinese Definition:
①美玉,喻美好,珍贵,光明洁白:琼瑶。瑶英。瑶宫。瑶琴。瑶浆。瑶觞。瑶台。瑶林琼树(喻人品格高洁)。瑶池。
②中国少数民族,主要分布于广西壮族自治区和湖南、云南、广东、贵州等省:瑶族。

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ yóu ] vase, pitcher, earthenware
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Example Words
瑶族 yáo Yao ethnic group of southwest China and southeast Asia
瑶池 yáo chí the Jade lake on Mount Kunlun, residence of Xi Wangmu 西王母
乳源瑶族自治县 yuán yáo zhì xiàn Ruyuan Yao Autonomous County in Shaoguan 韶关 , Guangdong
金秀瑶族自治县 jīn xiù yáo zhì xiàn Jinxiu Yao autonomous county in Laibin 来宾 , Guangxi
琼瑶 qióng yáo Chiung Yao (1938-), Taiwanese writer
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