Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for the Chinese Hanzi: 叫


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Meaning

to shout, to call

Pronunciation

jiào

Explanation

Left: mouth , right: twisted (image of two intertwined threads)

Mnemonic

The mouth is distorted when shouting.

Radicals

mouth, opening(This is a small square. If it is bigger: , it is an enclosure.)
twisted threads
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Vocabulary

叫做 jiào zuò to be called; to be known as
喊叫 hǎn jiào to cry out; to shout
叫喊 jiào hǎn exclamation; outcry; shout; yell
叫唤 jiào huan to cry out; to bark out a sound
玫瑰不管叫啥名,闻起来总是香的 méi guī bù guǎn jiào shá míng , wén qǐ lai zǒng shì xiāng de A rose by any other name would smell as sweet
玫瑰不管叫啥名 méi guī bù guǎn jiào shá míng A rose by any other name (would smell as sweet)
叫嚷 jiào rǎng to shout; to bellow one's grievances
叫嚣 jiào xiāo to hoot

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