Meaning of 啸

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(Trad.: 嘯)
Pinyin: xiào
English Definition: to hiss; to whistle
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] to pay respects; solemn, reverent
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Example Words:
呼啸 [ xiào ]: to whistle; to scream; to whiz
海啸 [ hǎi xiào ]: tsunami
呼啸而过 [ xiào ér guò ]: to whistle past; to hurtle past; to zip by
奚啸伯 [ xiào ]: Xi Xiaobo (1910-1977), Beijing opera star, one of the Four great beards 四大须生
汪啸风 [ wāng xiào fēng ]: Wang Xiaofeng (1944-), fourth governor of Hainan
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