(chǎo)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to stir-fry
  2. saute

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • chǎo > chao3

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  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
拌炒 bàn chǎo to stir-fry
爆炒 bào chǎo to stir-fry rapidly using a high flame/to conduct a media blitz/to manipulate a stock market through large-scale buying and selling
煸炒 biān chǎo to stir-fry in a small quantity of oil
炒菠菜 chǎo bō cài stir-fried spinach
炒菜 chǎo cài to stir-fry/to do the cooking/stir-fried dish
炒蛋 chǎo dàn scrambled eggs
炒地皮 chǎo dì pí to speculate in building land
炒饭 chǎo fàn fried rice/(slang) (Tw) to have sex
炒房 chǎo fáng to speculate in real estate
炒更 chǎo gēng to moonlight
炒股 chǎo gǔ (coll.) to speculate in stocks
炒股票 chǎo gǔ piào to speculate in stocks
炒锅 chǎo guō wok/frying pan
炒汇 chǎo huì to speculate in foreign currency
炒货 chǎo huò roasted snacks (peanuts, chestnuts etc)
炒鸡蛋 chǎo jī dàn scrambled eggs
炒家 chǎo jiā speculator
炒冷饭 chǎo lěng fàn to stir-fry leftover rice/fig. to rehash the same story/to serve up the same old product
炒米 chǎo mǐ fried rice/millet stir-fried in butter
炒面 chǎo miàn stir-fried noodles/"chow mein"
炒气氛 chǎo qì fēn to liven up the atmosphere
炒热 chǎo rè to raise prices by speculation/to hype
炒热气氛 chǎo rè qì fēn to liven up the atmosphere
炒勺 chǎo sháo wok with a long handle/wok spatula/ladle
炒信 chǎo xìn (of a business operator) to inflate one's reputation by dishonest means (e.g. posting fake reviews)
炒鱿鱼 chǎo yóu yú (coll.) to fire sb/to sack sb
炒作 chǎo zuò to hype/to promote (in the media)
丁丁炒面 dīng dīng chǎo miàn chopped fried noodles
翻炒 fān chǎo to stir-fry
鸡蛋炒饭 jī dàn chǎo fàn egg fried rice
煎炒 jiān chǎo to lightly fry
快炒店 kuài chǎo diàn (Tw) low-budget eatery
清炒 qīng chǎo to stir-fry/to saute
热炒 rè chǎo stir-fried dish (Tw)
热炒热卖 rè chǎo rè mài lit. to sell hot food freshly cooked/fig. to teach what one has just learned/enthusiasm of the new convert
生炒热卖 shēng chǎo rè mài to sell while it's still hot (idiom)/fig. in a great hurry to publish or sell (and no time to improve the product)
熟炒 shú chǎo to stir-fry ingredients that have been cooked or partially cooked
蒜苗炒肉片 suàn miáo chǎo ròu piàn stir-fried pork with garlic
现炒现卖 xiàn chǎo xiàn mài lit. to fry and sell on the spot/fig. (of fresh graduates) to apply the still-fresh knowledge gained in school

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