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English Definitionordinal number; day of a month; mark; sign; business establishment; size; ship suffix; horn (wind instrument); bugle call; assumed name; to take a pulse; classifier used to indicate number of people
See alsoháo roar; cry
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄏㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hou6
Part of Speech(动) verb, (量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic,Advanced

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号召hàozhàoto call; to appeal
号称hàochēngto have a reputation as; known as; de facto; to claim to be (often exaggeratedly or falsely)
号子hàoziwork chant; prison cell; type; sort; mark; sign; signal; (Tw) brokerage firm
号令hàolìngan order (esp. army); bugle call expressing military order; verbal command
Words With Same Tail Word    
口号kǒuhàoslogan; catchphrase
挂号guàhàoto register (at a hospital etc); to send by registered mail
称号chēnghàoname; term of address; title
符号fúhàosymbol; mark; sign
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