照 (zhào) English Meaning
- according to
- in accordance with
- to shine
- to illuminate
- to reflect
- to look at (one’s reflection)
- to take (a photo)
- as requested
- as before
Traditional Character: 照
This character forms words in:
Qǐng zhào lǎo yàngzi.
As it is now, please.
Nǐ yītiān zhào jǐ cì jìngzi?
How many times a day do you look at yourself in the mirror?
Tā zhào dàxiǎo shùnxù páiliè zhèxiē shū.
He arranged the books according to size.
Lièrì dāngkōng zhào, wù wàng shài gān cǎo.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Túrán zhào lái de guāngxiàn shǐ tā shà yǎn.
He blinked at the sudden light.
Nǐ yòng shǒudiàntǒng zhào yīxià zhè chōutì lǐmiàn.
Shine your flashlight into the drawer.
Stroke Order & Character Components
照 (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
- 昭(zhāo): bright; clear; manifest; to show clearly
- 灬(biāo): fire, legs
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 照
- 护照(hù zhào): passport; CL: 本(běn), 個|个(gè)
- 照顾(zhào gu): to take care of; to show consideration; to attend to; to look after
- 照片(zhào piàn): photo; photograph; picture; CL: 张(zhāng), 套(tào), 幅(fú)
- 照相机(zhào xiàng jī): camera; CL: 個|个(gè), 架(jià), 部(bù), 台(tái), 只(zhī)
- 按照(àn zhào): according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of
- 照(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
- 参照(cān zhào): to consult a reference; to refer to (another document)
- 对照(duì zhào): to contrast; to compare; to place side by side for comparison (as parallel texts); to check
- 关照(guān zhào): to take care; to keep an eye on; to look after; to tell; to remind
- 照样(zhào yàng): as before; (same) as usual
- 照耀(zhào yào): shine; illuminate
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word