Meaning of 饺

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(Trad.: 餃)
Pinyin: jiǎo
English Definition: dumplings with meat filling
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (food) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] food; to eat
    • [ jiāo ] to connect; to deliver, to exchange; to intersect; to mix
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Example Words
水饺 shuǐ jiǎo boiled dumpling
蒸饺 zhēng jiǎo steamed dumpling
饺子 jiǎo zi dumpling; pot-sticker; Classifiers:
饺子馆 jiǎo zi guǎn dumpling restaurant
水饺儿 shuǐ jiǎo r erhua variant of 水饺
More: 饺* | *饺 | *饺*
Example Sentences
Can you make dumplings?
We eat dumplings during the New Year.
Mom made dumplings for lunch.
Boiled dumplings made from Chinese cabbage are very delicious.
The dumplings at this restaurant are particularly delicious.