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交 jiāo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

交 (jiāo) English Meaning

  • to hand over
  • to deliver
  • to pay (money)
  • to turn over
  • to make friends
  • to intersect (lines)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 把书目提要交上。
    Bǎ shūmù tíyào jiāo shàng.
    Hand in a bibliography of your sources.
  • 我今天必须交报告。
    Wǒ jīntiān bìxū jiāo bàogào.
    I must hand in the report today.
  • 我们和简交了朋友。
    Wǒmen hé jiǎn jiāole péngyǒu.
    We befriended Jane.
  • 把你们的卷子交上来。
    Bǎ nǐmen de juàn zǐ jiāo shànglái.
    Hand in your examination papers.
  • 他典当了金表用以交租。
    Tā diǎndàngle jīn biǎo yòng yǐ jiāo zū.
    He pawned his gold watch to pay the rent.
  • 交作业前要仔细检查一下。
    Jiāo zuòyè qián yào zǐxì jiǎnchá yīxià.
    Go over your work carefully before you hand it in.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 jiao 1

交 (jiāo): to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)

  • 亠 (tóu): shelter, head
  • 父 (fù): father

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 交

HSK 4 Word List

  • 交 (jiāo): to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)
  • 交流 (jiāo liú): exchange; give-and-take; to exchange; to alternate; communication; alternating current (electricity)
  • 交通 (jiāo tōng): traffic; communications; liaison; to be connected

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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