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English Definitionto model; to mold; plastic (arts); flexible; to portray (in sculpture or in words)
Simplified Script塑造
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄨˋ ㄗㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sou3zou6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
to model (a figure) in clay
zàoto make; to build; to manufacture; to invent; to fabricate; to go to; party (in a lawsuit or legal agreement); crop; measure word for crops

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Words With Same Head Word    
塑料袋sùliào dàiplastic bag
塑胶sùjiāoplastic; synthetic resin; plastic cement
塑像sùxiàng(molded or modeled) statue
塑封sùfēngto laminate; laminated; laminate
Words With Same Tail Word    
制造zhìzàoto manufacture; to make
创造chuàngzàoto create; to bring about; to produce; to set (a record)
改造gǎizàoto transform; to reform; to remodel; to remold
人造rénzàoman-made; artificial; synthetic
构造gòuzàostructure; composition; tectonic (geology)
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