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v. attach, come in contact with; be affected (by...); catch fire; fall asleep
Other meanings
[zhuó]   v./n. wear (clothes); come into contact with; apply, use; assign, dispatch; order; whereabouts
[zhāo]   n./v. trick, move; move in chess; (dialect) to put in, to add
[zhe]   par. (after a verb to indicate an action is in a progress or in a certain state that continues)
[zháo]   aux. used after a verb as a complement to indicate the result of the action
    eye (for )
    (only for traditional) grass (for )
    (lit) grass (for )

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
zháo jí
adj. anxious, worried
zháo huǒ
v. catch fire
zháo liáng
v. catch cold, have a cold
shuì zháo
v. asleep; fall asleep
diǎn zháo
v. to light (fire, cigarette, candle, etc.)
shuì bù zháo jiào
v. cannot fall asleep
zháo huāng
v. become flustered, be thrown into a panic