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English Definitionto entice; to arouse; to provoke
Simplified Script挑动
Traditional Script挑動
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄠˇ ㄉㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tiu1dung6
Word Decomposition
tiǎoto raise; to dig up; to poke; to prick; to incite; to stir up
dòng(of something) to move; to set in movement; to displace; to touch; to make use of; to stir (emotions); to alter; abbr. for 动词, verb

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
挑战tiǎozhànto challenge; challenge
挑拨tiǎobōto incite disharmony; to instigate
挑衅tiǎoxìnto provoke; provocation
挑起tiǎoqǐto provoke; to stir up; to incite
挑唆tiǎosuōto incite; to stir up; to instigate
Words With Same Tail Word    
活动huódòngto exercise; to move about; to operate; to use connections (personal influence); loose; shaky; active; movable; activity; campaign; maneuver; behavior
劳动láodòngwork; toil; physical labor
运动yùndòngto move; to exercise; sports; exercise; motion; movement; campaign
行动xíngdòngoperation; action; to move; mobile
推动tuīdòngto push (for acceptance of a plan); to push forward; to promote; to actuate
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