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The Chinese word kao - 考 - kăo
(to test in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to test, to investigate,
to give an exam, to take an exam

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 考 ( kăo ) 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  ( kao / kăo ) with pronunciation (English translation: to test )
The traditional Chinese characters of kăo are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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to think over  |  examination
考 ( kao / kăo ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 628)
Chinese example words containing the character 考 ( kao / kăo )
参考书 ( cānkăoshū = reference book ), 考文垂 ( Kăo wén chuí = Coventry ), 考虑 ( kăolǜ = to consider ), 考勤机 ( kăoqínjī = attendance machine ), 考试 ( kăoshì = examination )
Other characters that are pronounced kăo in Chinese
More words that mean to test in Chinese
shì ( 试 )
More words that mean to investigate in Chinese
diàochá ( 调查 ), jiū ( 究 ), tàn ( 探 )

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