xiào school; military officer

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over ]
Made with 10 strokes.
The 'jiao' element gives rough phonetic, 'wood' may be taken to mean growth and nurturing

Related characters


Also uses component: bǎn (board) bēi (cup) běn (root) cài (vegetable) cǎi (color) chá (tea) chái (firewood) chuáng (bed) gān (pole) guǒ (fruit) jī (machine) jìn (to prohibit) jìn (to prohibit) jú (tangerine) kē (of plants) lái (arrive) lǐ (plum) lí (pear) lín (forest) lóu (multi-story building) qí (board game) qín (Qin) qīn (parent) róu (soft) shā (to kill) shù (tree) shù (method) song (Song) tiáo (strip) wèi (not yet) xián (to stay idle) xiāng (each other) yǐ (chair) zhí (to plant) zhī (branch) zhuō (table)
Also uses jiāo component: jiào (comparatively) jiǎo (dumpling) jiāo (suburbs) jiāo (to glue) xiào (effect) yǎo (to bite)

Sounds same

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

Different tone

xiǎo (small)

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