yǎo to bite; to nip

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over ]

Note

The mouth radical gives a hint to 'biting', 'jiao' is the rough phonetic as well as suggesting 'hand over' of information
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters


Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (circuit) zú (foot)
Also uses jiāo component: jiào (comparatively) jiǎo (dumpling) jiāo (to glue) jiāo (suburbs) xiào (effect) xiào (school)

Different tone

yāo (youngest) yào (want) yào (medicine)

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Pronunciation

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chī to eat; to consume; to eradicate

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, yǐ hidden; concealed; small radical 5]

Origin

Shows mouth radical with phonetic hint qi meaning to eat. The right hand form 'qi' on its own means 'to beg' and is a picture of vapor rising.
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