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


Also uses shí component: bǎo (to eat till full) fàn (food) guǎn (building) yǐn (to drink)
Also uses jiāo component: jiào (comparatively) jiāo (to glue) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (effect) xiào (school) 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

jiǎo zǐ Dumplings

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