jiǎo dumpling

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


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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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


饺子 jiǎo zǐ dumplings
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Tea originates from China, it has been drunk there for thousands of years. Our description of tea covers the history, preparation, growing and appreciation of tea over the centuries.
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