Meaning of 跳

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Pinyin: tiào
English Definition: to jump; to hop; to skip over; to bounce; to palpitate
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
    • [ zhào ] omen; mega-, million
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 跳
Example Words:
跳舞 [ tiào ]: to dance
跳跃 [ tiào yuè ]: to jump; to leap; to bound; to skip
跳动 [ tiào dòng ]: to throb; to pulse; to bounce; to jiggle; to jump about
跳出 [ tiào chū ]: to jump out; fig. to appear suddenly
心跳 [ xīn tiào ]: heartbeat; pulse
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