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调子
Main
English Definitiontune; melody; tuning; cadence; intonation; (speech) tone
Simplified Script调子
Traditional Script調子
Pinyindiàozi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄠˋ ㄗ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)diu6zi2
Word Decomposition
diàoto transfer; to move (troops or cadres); to investigate; to enquire into; accent; view; argument; key (in music); mode (music); tune; tone; melody
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)

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Words With Same Head Word    
调查diàocháinvestigation; inquiry; to investigate; to survey; survey; (opinion) poll
调度diàodùto dispatch (vehicles, staff etc); to schedule; to manage; dispatcher; scheduler
调动diàodòngto transfer; to maneuver (troops etc); movement of personnel; to mobilize; to bring into play
调换diàohuànto exchange; to change places; to swap
调研diàoyánto investigate and research; research; investigation
Words With Same Tail Word    
孩子háizichild
儿子érzison
帽子màozihat; cap; (fig.) label; bad name
句子jùzisentence
屋子wūzihouse; room
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