xiào effect; efficacy; to imitate

Made up of [ jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over , suī rap radical 66]

Note

Jiao - the left part provides the rough phonetic, the 'rap' part suggests an action
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters


Also uses jiāo component: jiào (comparatively) jiǎo (dumpling) jiāo (to glue) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (school) yǎo (to bite)
Also uses suī component: fàng (let go) gù (happening) huī (emblem) jiào (religion) jiāo (to teach) sàn (to scatter) yōu (distant) zhì (to send)

Sounds same

xiào (smile) xiào (filial piety or obedience) xiào (school)

Different tone

xiǎo (small)

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Proverbs

东施效颦 dōng shī xiaò pín Ludicrous self-conceit

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