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The Chinese word diao - 吊 - diào
(to hang in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to hang, to condole, to express condolence to, to lift or let down with a rope, etc.,
to hang from, to console, to mourn

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 吊 ( diào ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( diao / diào ) with pronunciation (English translation: to hang )
The traditional Chinese characters of diào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

droplight  |  suspension
Chinese example words containing the character 吊 ( diao / diào )
吊床 ( diàochuáng = hammock )
Other characters that are pronounced diào in Chinese
More words that mean to hang in Chinese
guà ( 挂 ), xuán ( 悬 )

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