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尖叫
jiān jiào



尖叫
to scream


Definitions

Chinese > English
尖叫jiānjiào
     1. v. to scream; to shriek
Components
jiān
     1. adj. sharp; having a sharp tip; pointy
     2. adj. acute
     3. adj. shrewd
jiào
     1. to be called
           你 叫 什麼 名字? - What is your name?
     2. to call; to name
     3. to call (someone)
           叫 警察 - to call the police
     4. to cry; to shout
           狗叫 - bark
     5. to hail; to greet
     6. to ask; to order
     7. to hire; to call (a taxi); to order (in a restaurant, in a shop)
     8. (used in a passive sentence to introduce the agent); by
     9. usage. (sense, to call, to be called) When used for a person, 叫 is generally followed by one's given name or full name, as in English.
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