zhào

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  • 1

    v.take a picture (photograph); film; shoot; photograph

    • zhào piàn méi zhào hǎo

      照片

      The photograph wasn't taken well.

    • zhè jìng tóu bù róng yì zhào

      镜头容易

      This scene is by no means easy to shoot.

    • tā zhào de hěn hǎo

      He films very well.

  • 2

    n.photograph; picture; portrait

    • zán men yī qǐ pāi gè zhào ba

      咱们一起

      Let's take a photograph together.

    • kě yǐ bāng wǒ men pāi zhāng zhào ma

      可以我们

      Can you take a photo for us?

    • gěi zhè duǒ huā pāi gè zhào ba

      Take a photo for this flower!

  • 3

    v.look after; take care of; care for

    • zhào guǎn

      take care of

    • zhào yìng

      look after

    • zhào kàn

      look after

  • 4

    n.licence; permit

    • hù zhào

      passport

    • chē zhào

      driving licence

    • pái zhào

      licence plate

  • 5

    v.illuminate; light up; shine

    • yáng guāng zhào zài shēn shang ràng wǒ gǎn jué hěn shū fu

      阳光身上感觉舒服

      The sun shines down on me, making me feel comfortable.

    • huǒ zhào liàng le tiān kōng

      天空

      The glare from the fire lit up the sky.

    • yáng guāng zhào jìn chuāng zi

      阳光窗子

      Sunlight shone through the window.

  • 6

    v.reflect; mirror

    • hú miàn rú jìng bǎ àn biān de shù mù zhào de qīng qīng chǔ chǔ

      湖面岸边树木清清楚楚

      Like a mirror, the lake reflected clearly the trees on the banks.

    • tā měi tiān chū mén zhī qián dōu yào zhào jìng zi

      出门之前镜子

      He looks at himself in the mirror before going out every day.

    • tā zhào le zhào jìng zi

      镜子

      She looks at herself in the mirror.

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  • 7

    prep.according to; in accordance with; by

    • zhào wǒ kàn zhè me zuò bù duì

      这么不对

      In my opinion, it is wrong.

    • wǒ men dōu shì zhào guī zhāng bàn shì

      我们规章办事

      What we have done acts in accordance with the regulations.

    • wǒ men dōu shì zhào shì shí jiǎng de

      我们事实

      We speak out according to the facts.

  • 8

    v.compare; contrast

    • duì zhào

      contrast

    • bǐ zhào

      contrast

    • cān zhào

      contrast

  • 9

    prep.in the direction of; to; towards

    • nǐ zhào zhí zǒu

      You can go straight ahead.

    • nǐ zhào nán kāi

      You should drive towards south.

    • zhào zhè ge fāng xiàng zǒu

      这个方向

      Go in this direction.

  • 10

    v.know; understand; comprehend

    • xīn zhào bù xuān

      have a tacit understanding

  • 11

    v.notify; inform

    • chá zhào

      note

    • zhī zhào

      notify

    • zhào huì

      note

Words and phrases with 照

  • 照样
    [word]after a pattern or model; in the same old way
  • 照常
    [word]continue as normal
  • 照发
    [word]issue as usual/before; approved for distribution
  • 照抄
    [word]copy word for word; indiscriminately imitate
  • 照直
    [word]straight on; straight-forward
  • 照应
    [word]correlate
  • 照护
    [word]look after
  • 照章
    [word]in accordance with the rules
  • 照门
    [word]eye cup
  • 照功行赏
    [idiom]decide on awards on the basis of merit
  • 照猫画虎
    [idiom]draw a tiger with a cat as a model
  • 照章办事
    [idiom]act according to/in accordance with the regulations; red tape
  • 照本宣科
    [idiom]read item by item from the text
  • 照萤映雪
    [idiom]study by the light of glowworms and the reflection of snow

Similar-form characters to 照

Chinese Characters with pinyin zhào

  • one of the states of the Zhou Dynasty; a surname
  • convene; monastery
  • instruct; imperial edict
  • cover; shade
  • sign; augur