Meaning of 邀

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Pinyin: yāo
English Definition: to invite; to request; to intercept; to solicit; to seek
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
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Example Words:
邀请 [ yāo qǐng ]: to invite; invitation; Classifiers:
应邀 [ yìng yāo ]: at sb's invitation; on invitation
邀请赛 [ yāo qǐng sài ]: invitation tournament (e.g. between schools or firms)
特邀 [ yāo ]: special invitation
邀功 [ yāo gōng ]: to take the credit for sb's achievement
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