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michael-brooks

Help trying to identify a character

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michael-brooks

Hello,

I have been searching everywhere, does anybody know which character this is:

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It is drawn on a computer based on somebody's handwriting. I dont know what the pinyin or simplified character is but am desperatly trying to figure it out.

Does anybody know?

Thanks

Michael

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skylee

It is 乔 (a simplified character with the pinyin qiao2). In traditional script it is 喬.

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dustymemory

according it is " drawn on a computer ", maybe the owner's family name is 乔。

one meaning of 乔 is "a surname":wink:

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smalltownfart

I have also often seen it used to transcribe the name for "Joe" (Mandarin - qiao2), if that helps.

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michael-brooks

this is exactly the character I was looking for. Thank you very much for sharing your time and wisdom.

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andrewfz

Hi Michael..I have never seen this character on its own, but with the wood radical it means "bridge" 桥。with the person radical, it means "emigrate" 侨

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skylee
I have never seen this character on its own

The character can be found in words like 喬木 (tall tree), 喬遷 (move to a new house/place/address), 喬裝 (disguise).

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WangLongju

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> It is 乔 (a simplified character with the pinyin qiao2).

It means high or tall.

> with the wood radical it means "bridge" 桥。

> with the person radical, it means "emigrate" 侨

In all cases it is only acting as a phonetic and adds no meaning (well, ok, maybe indirectly).

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