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English Definitionto rock; to shake; to sway
Simplified Script摇晃
Traditional Script搖晃
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄠˊ ㄏㄨㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jiu4fong2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yáoto shake; to rock; to row; to crank; (Chinese surname)
huàngto sway; to shake; to wander about

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Words With Same Head Word    
摇摆yáobǎito sway; to wobble; to waver
摇头yáotóuto shake one's head
摇滚yáogǔnrock 'n' roll (music); to rock; to fall off
摇光yáoguāngeta Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper
摇动yáodòngto shake; to sway
Words With Same Tail Word    
摆晃bǎihuàngto swing; to sway
瞎晃xiāhuàngto roam about; to monkey around
闲晃xiánhuàngto hang around; to hang out
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