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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Example Words
跳舞 tiào to dance
跳动 tiào dòng to throb; to pulse; to bounce; to jiggle; to jump about
心跳 xīn tiào heartbeat; pulse
跳水 tiào shuǐ to dive (into water); (sports) diving; to commit suicide by jumping into water; (fig.) (of stock prices etc) to fall dramatically
跳跃 tiào yuè to jump; to leap; to bound; to skip
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