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调门
Main
English Definitionmelody; pitch or key (music); tone; style; point of view
See alsotiáomén valve
Simplified Script调门
Traditional Script調門
Pinyindiàomén
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄠˋ ㄇㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)diu6mun4
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
méngate; door; gateway; doorway; opening; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy); measure word for large guns; measure word for lessons, subjects, branches of technology; (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate); (Chinese surname)

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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    
部门bùméndepartment; branch; section; division
专门zhuānménspecialist; specialized; customized
出门chūménto go out; to leave home; to go on a journey; away from home; (of a woman) to get married
大门dàménentrance; door; gate; large and influential family
对门duìménthe building or room opposite
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