jiāo to glue; glue; gum

Made up of [ yuè moon; month radical 74, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The moon radical here should be read as the 'meat' (rou) radical perhaps from use of bones to produce glue, jiao provides phonetic
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters


Also uses yuè component: dǎn (the gall) gān (liver) hú (lake) míng (bright) néng (to be able to) péng (friend) péng (friend) qī (phase) qián (front) qīng (green) suí (Sui) yīn (yin) yǒu (have) zhāo (dynasty)
Also uses jiāo component: jiào (comparatively) jiǎo (dumpling) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (effect) xiào (school) yǎo (to bite)

Sounds same

jiāo (to teach) jiāo (to hand over) jiāo (suburbs)

Different tone

jiǎo (horn) jiǎo (dumpling) jiào (called) jiào (religion) jiào (comparatively)

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters

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In this section we introduce a few common Chinese characters, explaining their origin. The long history of the written language is described and the way that all the many characters are characterized is set out.
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