hào name; number

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The complex form includes the character for tiger; the simpler form (an old variant) is just the left side which shows a mouth making an exclamation. It has the meaning of 'naming' or 'numbering' things which is a declamation

Related characters


Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) gǒu (dog) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) bā (supposition or suggestion) xiōng (elder brother) hāi (sound of sighing) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) táng (Tang) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat) huí (to circle)

Different tone

hǎo (good)

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Pronunciation

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Made up of [ mù wood; wooden radical 75, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over]

Origin

The 'jiao' element gives rough phonetic, 'wood' may be taken to mean growth and nurturing
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