照 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

照 in English

zhào

  • according 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

HSK levels


Components

  • (zhāo): bright; clear; manifest; to show clearly;
  • (biāo): fire, legs

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : trillion; tera-; billion (old); omen; to foretell; omen; to foretell
  • : to call together; to summon; to convene; temple or monastery (used in place names in Inner Mongolia);
  • : chirp;
  • : sacrifice;
  • : banner;
  • : name invented for herself by Tang empress Wu Zetian 武則天|武则天[Wu3 Ze2 tian1];
  • : oar (archaic); scull; paddle; to row; a boat;
  • : loosely woven bamboo ladle;
  • : cover; fish trap (basket); shade;
  • : the start; the origin;
  • : imperial order;
  • : to surpass (old);
  • : pheasant;

Sentences examples with 照

  • 你的护照办好了吗?
    Nǐ de hùzhào bàn hǎole ma?
  • 坏了,我忘记带护照了。
    Huàile, wǒ wàngjì dài hùzhàole.
  • 下个月我要离开一段时间,你好好照顾自己。
    Xià gè yuè wǒ yào líkāi yīduàn shíjiān, nǐ hǎohǎo zhàogù zìjǐ.
  • 我生病了,妈妈一直照顾我。
    Wǒ shēngbìngle, māmā yīzhí zhàogù wǒ.
  • 这些年,他给了我们很多照顾。
    Zhèxiē nián, tā gěile wǒmen hěnduō zhàogù.

Words containing 照, by HSK level