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Pronunciation : jiào
Meaning :
  1. cry; shout; bark. (v)
  2. call; greet. (v)
  3. name; be called. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 5
Traditional :
Usage : 29.7%
1. The steam whistle is blowing.
zài jiào
汽笛 : steam whistle
: (adverb) indicates action in progress
: cry, shout, bark
2. Somebody called him outside.
bèi rén jiào chū le
: he
: being
: people
: call
出去 : go out, get out
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
3. What’s your name?
jiào shén me míng ?
: you
: be called
什么 : what
名字 : name
4. Los Angeles is also called the City of Angels.
luò shān yòu jiào tiān shǐ zhī chéng
洛杉矶 : Los Angeles
: also
: be called
天使 : angel
: (particle) used between an attribute and the word it modifies (like 的 in this context)
: city
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