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tiáo
n./m. long and narrow piece; stripe; measure word for long and thin things (trousers, road..., dogs), for people
Other meanings
[tiáo]   char./m. twig; order; item, article; (measure word) for sth that can be listed item by item (e.g. in official documents)
    go (for )
    tree (for )

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.
EXAMPLES
miàn tiáo
n. noodle
穿​。
穿​。
wǒ men gēn zhe tā chuān guò yì tiáo xiǎo lù .
phr. We followed him and went through a path.
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wó xiǎng yào yì tiáo tǎn zi
phr. I want a blanket.
yì tiáo shé
phr. a snake
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zú qiú duì de duì fú hēi bái tiáo wén xiāng jiàn
phr. There is an alternation of black and white stripes on the football team uniforms.
yì tiáo yú
nphr. a fish
cǎi tiáo
nphr. coloured stripe; coloured ribbon
xià yì tiáo jiē
phr. next street
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zài bù zǒu , nǐ jiù bǎo bú zhù zhè tiáo mìng le
phr. If (you) don't leave now, you won't be able to survive!
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wó xiáng mǎi yì tiáo xīn chuáng dān .
phr. I want to buy a new bed sheet.