Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Chinese
Scripts 超, 潮, etc.(Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. CHOW
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Chinese (chāo) meaning "surpass, leap over" (which is usually only masculine), (cháo) meaning "tide, flow, damp", or other characters that are pronounced similarly.

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Entry updated June 13, 2019