jiǎo dumpling

Made up of [ shí food; eat radical 184, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Food radical combined with 'jiao' as phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using shí : yǐn (to drink) bǎo (to eat till full) fàn (food) guǎn (building)
Using jiāo : xiào (school) jiào (comparatively) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (effect) jiāo (to glue) yǎo (to bite)

Sounds same

jiǎo (horn)

Different tone

jiāo (to teach) jiāo (to hand over) jiāo (suburbs) jiāo (to glue) jiào (called) jiào (religion) jiào (comparatively)

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Proverbs

哑巴吃饺子,心里有数 yǎ ba chī jiǎo zi, xīn lǐ yǒu shù When someone understands the situation without needing to say anything

Phrases

饺子 jiǎo zǐ dumplings

Hot and cold foods

The Chinese have always put importance on balancing foods in meals that goes back to the concept of yin and yang. According to tradition 'hot' and 'cold' refers not to temperature but the property of the food. Obviously chilies are hot and bananas are cold. Less obviously beef and chocolate sweets are considered 'hot' while pears and shrimps are 'cold'. A good dish and a good meal will seek to balance hot and cold ingredients.
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hé why; how; when

Made up of [ yuē to speak; to say radical 73, bāo wrap radical 20, yǐ hidden; concealed; small radical 5, rén person radical 9]
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