Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄔㄠˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): chǎo
Cantonese (Jyutping): caau2
Definitions:
  1. to quarrel

  2. to make a noise

  3. noisy

  4. to disturb by making a noise


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Chinese characters used in this word

argue, dispute, disturb, annoy
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄠˇ (chǎo), ㄔㄠ (chāo), ㄇㄧㄠˇ (miǎo), ㄔㄠˋ (chào)
Cantonese: caau2
Japanese: ビョウ (byou)、 ミョウ (myou)、 ソウ (sou)、 ショウ (shou) / さえず.る (saezuru)、 こえ (koe)
Korean: 묘 (myo), 초 (cho)
Vietnamese: sao, sảo, thểu, thiu, thỉu, sảo