Meaning of 跤

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Pinyin: jiāo
English Definition: a tumble; a fall
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] foot; to attain, to satisfy; enough
    • [ jiāo ] to connect; to deliver, to exchange; to intersect; to mix
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Example Words
摔跤 shuāi jiāo to trip and fall; to wrestle; wrestling (sports)
跌跤 diē jiāo to fall down; to take a fall
绊跤 bàn jiāo to trip; to stumble
一跤摔倒 jiāo shuāi dǎo to tumble over and fall down (idiom)
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Example Sentences
No? Well, of course not. Who wants to admit to being unable to navigate a room without tripping over a dog?
I stumbled over a tree root.
My brother and I have bruises. My teachers see this and when they ask I tell them I had a fall.
She slipped, but soon picked herself up.
Although I kept falling, it was definitely one of the best experiences I've ever had.