Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 教


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Meaning

to educate, teach, religion

Pronunciation

jiāo, jiào

Explanation

Left: filial obedience (... An old man with a stick/cane teaches them to a child ), right: strike 攵/ (a hand with a further stick )

Mnemonic

On this earth children a striked with a stick as: education.

Radicals

filial piety( or obedience)
rap, strike(Shows originally a hand with a whip . It is usually simplified to 攵.)
old man
child(A child with an emphasized head , body 丿 and two outstretched arms .)

Vocabulary

教学 jiào xué teacher and student; education
屡教不改 lǚ jiào bù gǎi lit. not to change, despite repeated admonition; incorrigible; unrepentant
白莲教 Bái lián jiào White Lotus society
宋教仁 Sòng Jiào rén Song Jiaoren (1882-1913), politician of the revolutionary party involved in the 1911 Xinhai revolution, murdered in Shanghai in 1913
教会 jiāo huì to show; to teach
佛教 fó jiào Buddhism
教材 jiào cái teaching material
教授 jiào shòu professor; to instruct; to lecture on
教训 jiào xun a lesson; a moral; to chide sb; to lecture sb
宗教 zōng jiào religion
教导 jiào dǎo to instruct; to teach; guidance; teaching

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