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English Definitionto twist (strands into a thread); to entangle; to wring; to hang (by the neck); to turn; to wind; measure word for skeins of yarn
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Pinyinjiǎo
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄠˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaau2

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绞刀jiǎodāoreamer
绞刑jiǎoxíngto execute by hanging
绞扭jiǎoniǔto wring
绞死jiǎosǐto hang
绞痛jiǎotòngsharp pain; cramp; griping pain; colic; angina, cf 心绞痛
Words With Same Tail Word    
成绞chéngjiǎoskeining
纽绞niǔjiǎokink
心如刀绞xīn rú dāo jiǎoto feel a pain like a knife being twisted in one's heart (idiom)
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