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The Chinese word yao - 摇 - yáo
(to rock in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

yáo

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English translations

to rock, to wave,
to shake

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 摇 ( yáo ) 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  ( yao / yáo ) with pronunciation (English translation: to rock )
摇 ( yao / yáo ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 13 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

to sway  |  to waver
摇 ( yao / yáo ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 864)
Chinese example words containing the character 摇 ( yao / yáo )
摇滚乐 ( yáogŭnyuè = rock music ), 摇椅 ( yáoyĭ = rocking chair )
Other characters that are pronounced yáo in Chinese
More words that mean to wave in Chinese
huī ( 挥 )

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