Meaning of 晓

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(Trad.: 曉)
Pinyin: xiǎo
English Definition: dawn; daybreak; to know; to let sb know; to make explicit
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sun) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
    • [ yáo ] a legendary ancient emperor-sage
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Example Words
晓得 xiǎo de to know
揭晓 jiē xiǎo to announce publicly; to publish; to make known; to disclose
知晓 zhī xiǎo to know; to understand
家喻户晓 jiā xiǎo understood by everyone (idiom); well known; a household name
拂晓 xiǎo daybreak; approach of dawn
More: 晓* | *晓 | *晓*
Example Sentences
The uncle, known the truth, as older people, he can let?
Of what may be called proficiency in music, therefore, I acquired none.
But in that case, of course, his actions cannot have been efficient from the start - or even from the end - of his actions, since perfect knowledge is never achieved, and there is always more to learn.
"Alas, " cries the cage bird, "I should not know where to sit perched in the sky."
That leads to everything else. Resnais uses an omniscient narrator, as he must, because only from an all-knowing point of view can the labyrinth of connections be seen.