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The Chinese word hao - 号 - hào
(date in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

date, number, size,
to wail, to howl, number

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 号 ( hào ) 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  ( hao / hào ) with pronunciation (English translation: date )
号 ( hao / hào ) in traditional characters

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number  |  May 3rd
号 ( hao / hào ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 530)
Chinese example words containing the character 号 ( hao / hào )
暗号 ( ànhào = secret signal ), 电话号码 ( diànhuàhàomă = telephone number ), 逗号 ( dòuhào = comma ), 房间号 ( fángjiānhào = room number ), 分号 ( fēnhào = semicolon ), 感叹号 ( găntànhào = exclamation mark ), 挂号 ( guàhào = to register ), 挂号证 ( guàhàozhèng = register card ), 号码 ( hàomă = number ), 号召 ( hàozhāo = call ), 句号 ( jùhào = full stop ), 冒号 ( màohào = colon ), 破折号 ( pòzhéhào = dash ), 问号 ( wènhào = question mark ), 无信号 ( wúxìnhào = no signal ), 信号 ( xìnhào = signal ), 引号 ( yĭnhào = quotation marks ), 帐号 ( zhànghào = account number )
More words that mean date in Chinese
rìqī ( 日期 ), rìzi ( 日子 ), yuēhuì ( 约会 )
More words that mean number in Chinese
hàomă ( 号码 ), ( 码 ), shŭ ( 数 ), shùzì ( 数字 )

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