jiào religion; teaching; to make

Made up of [ suī rap radical 66]

Note

May be illustrates the 'action' of an old man teaching a child

Related characters


Using suī : gù (happening) jiāo (to teach) fàng (let go) xiào (effect)

Sounds same

jiào (called) jiào (comparatively)

Different tone

jiāo (to teach) jiāo (to hand over) jiāo (suburbs) jiāo (to glue) jiǎo (horn) jiǎo (dumpling)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

赐子千金不如教子一艺 cì zǐ qiān jīn bù rú jiào zǐ yī yì Gaining a skill has great value for the future
子不教父之过 zǐ bù jiào fù zhī guò Parents are responsible for their children's education
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Diǎn shí chéng jīn [dian shi cheng jin]
touch stone accomplish gold
Turn stone into gold
To work something of no worth into something of value
Mon 1st Jan

Elephants receive more protection in 2018

For a very long time ivory from Africa has been smuggled into China where after it is carved it is often falsely labeled 'antique' so it can be sold. With increasing affluence in China the market in ivory had grown with the result that poachers in Africa have established a lucrative illegal market.

Moves by the Chinese government have driven the trade underground and the price for ivory has dropped and from 1st January 2018 a total ban on ivory trade is to be enforced involving the shutting down of the few remaining workshops.

China used to have a considerable population of Asian elephants but killing and habitat erosion has now restricted the pachyderms to only a few places in Yunnan. There are believed to be only 250 of them but numbers have started to rise.


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