Listen to pronunciation (Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced diào. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).
to adjust, to mix, to tease, to suit well, to mediate, to tune, to blend, to harmonize
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 调 ( tiáo ) 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. This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly. :
调 ( tiao / tiáo ) in traditional characters
调 is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
to regulate | coordination
调 ( tiao / tiáo ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 482)
Chinese example words containing the character 调 ( tiao / tiáo )
大调 ( dàdiào = major ),调查 ( diàochá = to investigate ),空调 ( kōngtiáo = air conditioning ),声调 ( shēngdiào = tone ),调节 ( tiáojié = to adjust ),小调 ( xiăodiào = minor )
Other characters that are pronounced tiáo in Chinese