xiào school; military officer

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over ]

Note

The 'jiao' element gives rough phonetic, 'wood' may be taken to mean growth and nurturing
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using : chá (tea) lái (arrive) qí (board game) běn (root) cǎi (color) shù (tree) wèi (not yet) xiāng (each other) song (Song) zhuō (table) yǐ (chair) gān (pole) jú (tangerine) xián (to stay idle) qīn (parent) lǐ (plum) zhī (branch) zhí (to plant) bǎn (board) lóu (multi-story building) jī (machine)
Using jiāo : jiào (comparatively) jiǎo (dumpling) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (effect) jiāo (to glue) yǎo (to bite)

Sounds same

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

Different tone

xiǎo (small)

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The Chinese Emperor

The Chinese Emperor

History

The institution of Emperor, as head of the Chinese family of people, lasted for thousands of years and to some extent lives on in the Presidency. In China there has been great respect for the Emperor/President who in turn is expected to rule wisely with the best interests of his subjects in mind. To early European visitors to China the structure was considered close to the ideal form of society.
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