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shēng diào
n. tone (of a Chinese character); note, tone

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

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
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hàn yǔ de shēng diào bù hǎo xué
phr. The tones of Chinese language are difficult to learn.
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shēng diào wèn tí shì liú xué shēng xué hàn yǔ de tōng bìng .
phr. Problems with tones are common with all the students learning Chinese.
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bǎ shēng diào shuō duì
phr. to say the tones correctly
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tā shuō huà shí, shēng diào hěn wēn hé .
phr. When he speaks, his tone is very gentle and soft.