jiāo to teach

Made up of [ xiào filial piety or obedience; mourning apparel , suī rap radical 66]

Note

The right element is 'filial duty' and the left is 'to rap' suggesting teaching by threatening with a stick
Number of strokes: 11

Related characters


Also uses xiào component: jiào (religion)
Also uses suī component: fàng (let go) gù (happening) huī (emblem) jiào (religion) xiào (effect) zhì (to send)

Sounds same

jiāo (to hand over) jiāo (suburbs) jiāo (to glue)

Different tone

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

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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 Learning a new skill will pay dividends in the future
子不教父之过 zǐ bù jiào fù zhī guò Parents are responsible for their children's education

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