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Meaning of 浇

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(Trad.: 澆)
Pinyin: jiāo
English Definition: to pour liquid; to irrigate (using waterwheel); to water; to cast (molten metal); to mold
Chinese Definition:
①由上往下淋,洒:浇花。
②灌溉:浇地。
③把液汁倒入模型:浇版。浇筑。浇铸。
④刻薄:浇薄。浇漓。
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
浇水 jiāo shuǐ to water (plants etc)
浇灌 jiāo guàn to water; to irrigate
浇注 jiāo zhù to cast (metal)
浇铸 jiāo zhù to cast (molten metal); to mold
火上浇油 huǒ shàng jiāo yóu to pour oil on the fire (idiom); fig. to aggravate a situation; to enrage people and make matters worse
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Example Sentences
1
Peter waters the garden in the morning.
2
This plant needs to be watered every day.
3
This potted plant needs to be watered once a week.
4
He was watering the flowers by sprinkling water on them.
5
The farmer is watering the peach tree to ensure fruit growth.