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Pronunciation : chāo

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Meaning :
  1. to make a copy. (v)
  2. to plagiarize. (v)
  3. to search and seize; to raid; to grab. (v)
  4. to take a shortcut. (v)
  5. to fold one’s arms. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 7
Traditional :
Usage : 2.2%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
抄写
chāo xiě

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: to copy; to transcribe
2.
抄袭
chāo xí

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: to plagiarize; to copy
3.
照抄
zhào chāo

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: to copy word-for-word
Sentences:
1. Copy out the text on page seven.
qǐng de wén chāo xiě biàn

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: please
: particle used to shift the object to before the verb
: prefix indicating ordinal number
: seven
: page
: particle used after an attribute; to
课文 : text
抄写 : copy
: one
: time
2. He didn’t want anybody to crib the answers from him.
wàng rèn rén chāo de àn

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: he
: don’t; not
希望 : hope
任何人 : anybody
抄袭 : crib; to plagiarize; to copy
他的 : his
答案 : answer
3. He took the short cut through the buildings.
chāo jié jìng chuān guò lóu
穿

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: he
: to take a shortcut
捷径 : short cut
穿过 : cut through
大楼 : big building
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