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

Opium

The import of opium from India had a devastating effect on China. Although opium had been graown and used in China for centuries the import of huge quantities of the British controlled trade into Guangdong proved far more addicitive. It was the government officials who were most affected and even Dowager Empress Cixi used opium. Attempts to stop the trade led to two wars with Britain which China lost.
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