Meaning of 效

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Pinyin: xiào
English Definition: effect; efficacy; to imitate
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strike) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jiāo ] to connect; to deliver, to exchange; to intersect; to mix
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words:
效果 [ xiào guǒ ]: result; effect; quality; Classifiers:
效率 [ xiào ]: efficiency
效益 [ xiào ]: benefit; effectiveness; efficiency
成效 [ chéng xiào ]: effect; result
生效 [ shēng xiào ]: to take effect; to go into effect
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