jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over

Note

Originally meaning to 'cross' and so is represented by picture crossed legs now means exchange another type of crossing
Number of strokes 6

Sounds same

jiāo (to teach) jiāo (suburbs) jiāo (to glue)

Different tone

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

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Proverbs

交个朋友多条路,树个敌人多堵墙 jiāo gè péng you duō tiáo lù, shù gè dí rén duō dǔ qiáng It is better to make friends than enemies
Lotus

Lotus

Culture

The lotus is an emblem with strong Buddhist links. As the plant grows in mud and muck and yet produces a pure white flower it is considered a metaphor for favorable transformation.
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