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调侃
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English Definitionto ridicule; to tease; to mock; idle talk; chitchat
Simplified Script调侃
Traditional Script調侃
Pinyintiáokǎn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄠˊ ㄎㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tiu4hon2
Word Decomposition
tiáoto harmonize; to reconcile; to blend; to suit well; to season (food); to provoke; to incite
kǎnupright and honest; cheerful; to chat idly; to boast; to talk smoothly

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
调整tiáozhěngto adjust; adjustment; revision
调节tiáojiéto adjust; to regulate; to harmonize; to reconcile (accountancy etc)
调皮tiáopínaughty; mischievous; unruly
调和tiáohéharmonious; to mediate; to reconcile; to compromise; mediation; to mix; to blend; blended; to season; seasoning; to placate
调剂tiáojìto adjust; to balance; to make up a medical prescription
Words With Same Tail Word    
侃侃kǎnkǎnto possess assurance and composure
闲侃xiánkǎnto chat idly
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