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English Definitionto shine; to illuminate
Simplified Script照耀
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠˋ ㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ziu3jiu6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zhàoaccording to; in accordance with; to shine; to illuminate; to reflect; to look at (one's reflection); to take (a photo); photo; as requested; as before
耀 yàobrilliant; glorious

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
照相zhàoxiàngto take a photograph
照片zhàopiànphotograph; picture
照常zhàochángas usual
照例zhàolìas a rule; as usual; usually
照相机zhàoxiàng jīcamera
Words With Same Tail Word    
闪耀shǎnyàoto glint; to glitter; to sparkle; to radiate
夸耀kuāyàoto brag about; to flaunt
光耀guāngyàodazzling; brilliant
荣耀róngyàohonor; glory
炫耀xuànyàoto show off; to flaunt
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