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


Using yuè : míng (bright) yǒu (have) néng (to be able to) qián (front) suí (Sui) gān (liver) qīng (green) péng (friend) péng (friend) dǎn (the gall)
Using jiāo : xiào (school) jiào (comparatively) jiǎo (dumpling) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (effect) 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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