jiào
v. to shout; to name, to be called; to call or summon
Other meanings
[jiào]   v. (of animals) to cry, to scream
[jiào]   v. to make ...(do...); to ask, to order; to permit, to allow
[jiào]   prep. by (introducing the agent in a passive sentence)
    mouth
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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nǐ jiào shén me míng zi ?
phr. What is your name?
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wǒ jiào lǐ míng .
phr. My name is Li Ming.
jiào hǎo
v. applaud, cheer
luàn jiào
v. shout inconsiderately
jiào chē
v. call a car, call the taxi
bié jiào
phr. don't shout
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hán guó yě jiào nán hán
n. The Republic of Korea is also called South Korea.
jiào jiù hù chē
phr. to call an ambulance