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曹操
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English DefinitionCao Cao (155-220), famous statesman and general at the end of Han, noted poet and calligrapher, later warlord, founder and first king of Cao Wei 曹魏, father of Emperor Cao Pi 曹丕; the main villain of novel the Romance of Three Kingdoms 三国演义
Simplified Script曹操
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyincáocāo
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄠˊ ㄘㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cou4cou1
Word Decomposition
cáoclass or grade; generation; plaintiff and defendant (old); government department (old); (Chinese surname); Zhou Dynasty vassal state
cāoto grasp; to hold; to operate; to manage; to control; to steer; to exercise; to drill (practice); to play; to speak (a language)

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Words With Same Head Word    
曹志cáozhìCao Zhi
曹禺cáoyúCao Yu (1910-1997), PRC dramatist
曹丕cáopīCao Pi (187-226), second son of Cao Cao 曹操, king then emperor of Cao Wei 曹魏 from 220, ruled as Emperor Wen 魏文帝, also a noted calligrapher
曹参cáocānCao Can (-190 BC), second chancellor of Han Dynasty, contributed to its founding by fighting on Liu Bang's 刘邦 side during the Chu-Han Contention 楚汉战争
曹植cáozhíCao Zhi (192-232), son of Cao Cao 曹操, noted poet and calligrapher
Words With Same Tail Word    
体操tǐcāogymnastic; gymnastics
情操qíngcāosentiments; feelings; disposition of mind; moral character
做操zuòcāoto do exercises; to do gymnastics
出操chūcāoto drill; to exercise; to go outdoors for physical exercise
早操zǎocāomorning exercises (physical exercises commonly performed en masse at schools and workplaces in East Asian countries)
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