zhǎo to try to find; to look for; to call on somebody

Made up of [ spear radical 62, shǒu hand radical 64]
Similar looking characters : wǒ (I (me))
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses component: chéng (to succeed) dài (to respect) huò (maybe) jiān (narrow) wǒ (I (me)) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zàng (treasury) zhàn (to fight)
Also uses shǒu component: bǎ (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bào (to announce) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) jì (skill) lā (to pull) qiú (to beat) tuī (to push) wǒ (I (me))

Different tone

zhāo (dynasty) zhào (according to)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

骑驴找驴 qí lǖ zhǎo lǖ Ignoring the obvious. Absent mindedness

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