(rào)

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Meaning

  1. to wind
  2. to coil
  3. move round

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • rào > rao4

  • 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
围绕 wéirào revolve around/center on (an issue)
缠绕 chánrào bind/wind/twirl/twist/intertwine
缠绕 chán rào twisting/to twine/to wind/to pester/to bother
缠绕茎 chán rào jīng vine/twining stem
环绕 huán rào to surround/to circle/to revolve around
回绕 huí rào winding
魂牵梦绕 hún qiān mèng rào to be captivated/to wonder/enchanting
卷绕 juǎn rào to wind/to coil/to spool/to loop around/winding
缭绕 liáo rào to curl up/to linger on (sound)
盘绕 pán rào to coil (around sth)/to twine/to weave (basketwork)
绕脖子 rào bó zi tricky/involved/to beat about the bush
绕道 rào dào to go by a roundabout route/to take a detour/(medicine or civil engineering) bypass
绕地 rào dì to orbit the earth
绕过 rào guò to detour/to bypass/to circumvent/to avoid/to wind around (of a road etc)
绕口令 rào kǒu lìng tongue-twister
绕来绕去 rào lái rào qù meandering and circuitous (idiom)/to go around in circles and never get anywhere
绕梁三日 rào liáng sān rì reverberates around the rafters for three days (idiom)/fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)
绕流 rào liú turbulence (in fluid mechanics)
绕路 rào lù to make a detour/to take the long route
绕圈子 rào quān zi to go around in circles/to make a detour/(fig.) to beat about the bush
绕绕 rào rào twisting and turning/involved and tricky
绕射 rào shè interference (of wave motion in physics)
绕手 rào shǒu thorny issue/tricky case
绕腾 rào teng to run a long way around/fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point/to beat about the bush
绕弯 rào wān to go for a walk around/fig. to speak in a roundabout way
绕弯儿 rào wān er to go for a walk around/fig. to speak in a roundabout way
绕弯子 rào wān zi lit. to go on a long detour/fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point/to beat about the bush
绕弯子儿 rào wān zǐ er lit. to go on a long detour/fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point/to beat about the bush
绕膝 rào xī (children) run around parent's knees/fig. to stay to look after one's elderly parents
绕膝承欢 rào xī chéng huān to live with one's parents, thus bringing them happiness (idiom)
绕行 rào xíng detour/long way around
绕一圈 rào yī quān to go around one time/to do a circuit
绕远儿 rào yuǎn er the road twists here and there/to make a detour/to take a long way around
绕组 rào zǔ coil (in electric motor or transformer)
绕嘴 rào zuǐ hard to get one's mouth around/a tongue-twister
围绕 wéi rào to revolve around/to center on (an issue)
胃绕道 wèi rào dào gastric bypass
旋绕 xuán rào to curl up/to wind around
萦绕 yíng rào to linger on/to hover/to encircle
余响绕梁 yú xiǎng rào liáng reverberates around the rafters (idiom)/fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)
余音绕梁 yú yīn rào liáng reverberates around the rafters (idiom)/fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)

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