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口哨
kǒu shào

口哨
whistle


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口哨kǒushào
     1. n. whistle (act of whistling)
Components
kǒu
     1. usage. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №22
     2. usage. This character (口) is used within characters; if a square is instead used as an enclosure (around) a character, then the character 囗 is used instead.
     3. mouth
           漱 漱 你 的 口。 - Rinse your mouth out.
     4. entrance; opening; mouth (of an object)
           入口 - entrance
           出口 - exit
     5. hole; cut
           口子zi - hole
           傷口 - wound
     6. government organ; department
           我 可以 吃 一 口 嗎? - Can I have a bite?
shào
     1. to whistle, blow a whistle
     2. chirp
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