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English Definitionto hold forth; to quibble
Simplified Script调嘴
Traditional Script調嘴
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄠˊ ㄗㄨㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tiu4zeoi2
Word Decomposition
tiáoto harmonize; to reconcile; to blend; to suit well; to season (food); to provoke; to incite
zuǐmouth; beak; nozzle; spout (of teapot etc)

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    
吵嘴chǎozuǐto quarrel
插嘴chāzuǐto interrupt (somebody talking); to butt in; to cut into a conversation
住嘴zhùzuǐto hold one's tongue; Shut up!
努嘴nǔzuǐto pout; to stick out one's lips
动嘴dòngzuǐto talk
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