(shào)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. a whistle
  2. sentry post

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • shào > shao4

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
暗哨 àn shào hidden sentry post
暗哨儿 àn shào er whistle given as a secret signal
步哨 bù shào sentry/sentinel
查哨 chá shào to check the sentries
吹口哨 chuī kǒu shào to whistle
吹哨 chuī shào to blow a whistle/to whistle
放哨 fàng shào to keep watch/to do sentry duty/to be on patrol
岗哨 gǎng shào lookout post/sentry
观察哨 guān chá shào sentry post
黑哨 hēi shào (soccer etc) corrupt officiating/dubious call
唿哨 hū shào to whistle (with fingers in one's mouth)/nowadays written 呼哨
忽哨 hū shào to whistle (with fingers in one's mouth)/nowadays written 呼哨
花里胡哨 huā li hú shào gaudy/flashy (but without substance)
花哨 huā shao garish/gaudy
检查哨 jiǎn chá shào inspection post/checkpoint
口哨 kǒu shào whistle
瞭哨 liào shào to go on sentry duty/to stand guard
瞭望哨 liào wàng shào lookout post
明岗暗哨 míng gǎng àn shào both covert and undercover (officers) keeping watch (idiom)
前哨 qián shào outpost/(fig.) front line
前哨战 qián shào zhàn skirmish
哨兵 shào bīng sentinel
哨笛 shào dí a whistle
哨卡 shào qiǎ border sentry post
哨所 shào suǒ watchhouse/sentry post
哨子 shào zi whistle
哨子声 shào zi shēng whistling sound

HSK 1

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HSK 2

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HSK 3

300 words

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HSK 4

600 words

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HSK 5

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HSK 6

2500 words

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