- 朝 [cháo]
- （姓氏） a surname:
Chao Wei 朝卫
- （面对着） face; look:
with a western exposure; facing west; 坐东朝西
The window faces to the east. 那个窗户朝东。
- （向） to; towards:
go southward; 朝南走
fire at the enemy; 朝敌人开火
- 朝 [zhāo]
- （日;天） day:
today; the present; 今朝
"Look out!" Jone called as the car came towards me.
He jumped onto the horse and galloped in the direction of the temple.
The cat was creeping silently towards the mouse.
Everything looked radiant in the morning sun.
Life is poetically compared to the morning dew.
Stones were flying about in every direction.
The building faces north.