(yáo)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to shake
  2. to rock

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • yáo > yao2

  • 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
摇摆 yáobǎi to waver/to wag/to sway
摇滚 yáogǔn rock and roll
不动摇 bù dòng yáo unmoved
步摇 bù yáo dangling ornament worn by women
大摇大摆 dà yáo dà bǎi to strut/swaggering
瞪鞋摇滚 dèng xié yáo gǔn shoegaze (music genre)
地动山摇 dì dòng shān yáo the earth quaked, the mountains shook (idiom)/a tremendous battle
动摇 dòng yáo to sway/to waver/to rock/to rattle/to destabilize/to pose a challenge to
风雨漂摇 fēng yǔ piāo yáo tossed about by the wind and rain (idiom)/(of a situation) unstable
风雨飘摇 fēng yǔ piāo yáo tossed about by the wind and rain (idiom)/(of a situation) unstable
扶摇直上 fú yáo zhí shàng to skyrocket/to get quick promotion in one's career
横摇 héng yáo rolling motion (of a boat)
后摇 hòu yáo post-rock (music genre)
后摇滚 hòu yáo gǔn post-rock (music genre)
减摇鳍 jiǎn yáo qí fin stabilizer (in ships)/anti-roll stabilizer
飘摇 piāo yáo floating in the wind/swaying/tottering/unstable
漂摇 piāo yáo swaying/tottering/unstable
手摇 shǒu yáo hand-cranked
手摇柄 shǒu yáo bǐng hand crank
手摇风琴 shǒu yáo fēng qín hand organ/hurdy-gurdy
手摇饮料 shǒu yáo yǐn liào hand-mixed drink (of the kind sold at a bubble tea shop)
天摇地转 tiān yáo dì zhuǎn lit. the sky shakes and the ground revolves/momentous changes are underway (idiom)
摇摆 yáo bǎi to sway/to wobble/to waver
摇摆不定 yáo bǎi bù dìng indecisive/wavering
摇摆舞 yáo bǎi wǔ swing (dance)
摇摆州 yáo bǎi zhōu swing state (US politics)
摇船 yáo chuán to scull/to row a boat
摇电话 yáo diàn huà (old) to make a phone call
摇动 yáo dòng to shake/to sway
摇杆 yáo gǎn joystick
摇光 yáo guāng eta Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper
摇滚 yáo gǔn rock 'n' roll (music)/to rock/to fall off
摇滚乐 yáo gǔn yuè rock music/rock 'n roll
摇撼 yáo hàn to shake/to rock
摇号 yáo hào lottery
摇晃 yáo huàng to rock/to shake/to sway
摇奖 yáo jiǎng to draw the winning ticket (in a lottery)
摇篮 yáo lán cradle
摇篮曲 yáo lán qǔ lullaby
摇橹 yáo lǔ to scull (with a single oar, usually mounted on the stern of the boat)
摇橹船 yáo lǔ chuán boat propelled by a yuloh (a single sculling oar)
摇旗呐喊 yáo qí nà hǎn to wave flags and shout battle cries (idiom)/to egg sb on/to give support to
摇钱树 yáo qián shù a legendary tree that sheds coins when shaken/a source of easy money (idiom)
摇身 yáo shēn lit. to shake one's body/refers to abrupt transformation/same as 搖身一變|摇身一变
摇身一变 yáo shēn yī biàn to change shape in a single shake/fig. to take on a new lease of life
摇手 yáo shǒu to wave the hand (to say goodbye, or in a negative gesture)/crank handle
摇头 yáo tóu to shake one's head
摇头摆尾 yáo tóu bǎi wěi to nod one's head and wag one's tail (idiom)/to be well pleased with oneself/to have a lighthearted air
摇头丸 yáo tóu wán Ecstasy/MDMA
摇摇摆摆 yáo yáo bǎi bǎi swaggering/staggering/waddling
摇摇欲坠 yáo yáo yù zhuì tottering/on the verge of collapse
摇曳 yáo yè to sway gently (as in the wind)/(of a flame) to flicker
摇曳多姿 yáo yè duō zī swaying gently/moving elegantly
摇椅 yáo yǐ rocking chair
摇匀 yáo yún to mix by shaking
摇战 yáo zhàn (literary) to shake with fear
招摇 zhāo yáo to act ostentatiously/to brag/to show off
招摇过市 zhāo yáo guò shì to parade oneself ostentatiously about town (idiom)
招摇撞骗 zhāo yáo zhuàng piàn (idiom) to dupe people by passing oneself off as a well-connected individual or a figure of authority
纵摇 zòng yáo pitching motion (of a boat)

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