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The Chinese word cuo - 错 - cuò
(wrong in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

cuò

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English translations

wrong, alternate, mistake,
fault

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 错 ( cuò ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( cuo / cuò ) with pronunciation (English translation: wrong )
错 ( cuo / cuò ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 错 ( cuo / cuò ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe shi dui haishi cuo?
Zhè shì duì háishì cuò?

 – English translation: Is this true or false?

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

not bad  |  fault
错 ( cuo / cuò ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 663)
Chinese example words containing the character 错 ( cuo / cuò )
不错 ( búcuò = not bad ), 错误 ( cuòwù = mistake ), 打错了 ( dăcuòle = to have dialed the wrong number )
Other characters that are pronounced cuò in Chinese
More words that mean wrong in Chinese
cuòwù ( 错误 )

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