Meaning of 绍

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(Trad.: 紹)
Pinyin: shào
English Definition: to continue; to carry on; surname Shao
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ zhào ] imperial decree; to summon, to call, to beckon
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Example Words
介绍 jiè shào to introduce (sb to sb); to give a presentation; to present (sb for a job etc); introduction
婚姻介绍所 hūn yīn jiè shào suǒ marriage agency
陈绍 chén shào old Shaoxing wine
绍兴 shào xīng Shaoxing prefecture level city in Zhejiang
绍兴市 shào xīng shì Shaoxing prefecture level city in Zhejiang
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Example Sentences
She introduced the new colleague with a smile.
Can you introduce the features of this product?
He introduced the new work plan to all colleagues.
The salesperson introduced me to different brands of mobile phones.
Can you tell me how to cook scrambled eggs?