Meaning of 肇

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(Trad.: 肈)
Pinyin: zhào
English Definition: the start; the origin; at first; devise; originate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • Left to right
      • [ ] door; family
      • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
    • [ ] writing brush, pencil; thereupon
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Example Words
肇事 zhào shì to cause an accident; to be responsible for an incident; to provoke a disturbance
肇始 zhào shǐ to initiate; to start; the start
肇祸 zhào huò to cause an accident
交通肇事罪 jiāo tōng zhào shì zuì culpable driving causing serious damage or injury
李肇星 zhào xīng Li Zhaoxing (1940-), former PRC foreign minister
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