調
diào
n. melody, tune; (music) key; accent; opinion; tone
Other meanings
[diào]   v. transfer, move; investigate
[tiáo]   char. harmonious; blend, adjust; mediate; tease, provoke; incite
    speech (for )
    to say, to talk; speech, word; character, word, sentence (for 調)

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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調
shēng diào
n. tone of a language
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調​。
tā chàng gē zǒng shì zǒu diào .
phr. She always sings out of tune.
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調​,​。
zhè shǒu gē diào tài gāo le , wǒ chàng bù liǎo .
phr. The tune of this song is too high for me to sing.
調
lùn diào
n. view, argument
調
qǔ diào
n. melody and tune (of a song)
調
qiāng diào
n. accent, tone
調
yīn diào
n. pitch of voice (high or low), pitch (of a musical note), tone
調
yóu qiāng huá diào
idiom. be smooth-tongued, to speak glibly, to have a smooth and oily tongue