Meaning of 跷

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(Trad.: 蹺, 蹻)
Pinyin: qiāo
English Definition: to raise one's foot; to stand on tiptoe; stilts; variant of ; to raise one's foot; stilts
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
    • [ yáo ] a legendary ancient emperor-sage
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Example Words
蹊跷 qiāo odd; queer; strange; fishy; Taiwan pr. [xi1 qiao1]
高跷 gāo qiāo stilts; walking on stilts as component of folk dance
踩高跷 cǎi gāo qiāo to walk on stilts
跷跷板 qiāo qiāo bǎn see-saw
蹊跷古怪 qiāo guài very extraordinary; odd; strange (idiom)
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