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English Definitionto cross; to intersect; to overlap
Simplified Script交叉
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄠ ㄔㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaau1caa1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
jiāoto hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)
chāfork; pitchfork; prong; pick; to skewer; to stab; to cross arms; intersect; "X"

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Words With Same Head Word    
交流jiāoliúto exchange; exchange; communication; interaction; to have social contact (with somebody)
交通jiāotōngto be connected; traffic; transportation; communications; liaison
交换jiāohuànto exchange; to swap; to switch (telecom); commutative (math); to commute
交际jiāojìcommunication; social intercourse
交易jiāoyì(business) transaction; business deal
Words With Same Tail Word    
傻叉shǎchāfool; blockhead
刀叉dāochāknife and fork
分叉fēnchāfork; bifurcation; to divide
劈叉pǐchāthe splits (move in dancing); to do the splits
夜叉yèchāyaksha (malevolent spirit) (loanword); (fig.) ferocious-looking person
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