Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

调 (調) tiáo diào

  1. tiáo verb to harmonize
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '調' tiáo v 1)
  2. diào verb to transfer / to change job
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: (Guoyu '調' diào v 1; Unihan '調')
  3. diào noun tune / tone
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Music 音乐
    Notes: In the sense of 乐律 or 韻律 (Guoyu '調' diào n 1; Unihan '調')
  4. diào noun a stanza / a verse
    Domain: Literature 文学
  5. tiáo verb to reconcile
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 和解 (Guoyu '調' tiáo v 2)
  6. tiáo verb to be equal
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 平均 (Guoyu '調' tiáo v 3)
  7. tiáo verb to blend
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 混合 (Guoyu '調' tiáo v 4)
  8. tiáo verb to jeer / to mock / to ridicule
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 嘲笑 (Guoyu '調' tiáo v 5)
  9. tiáo adjective normal / regular
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 正常 (Guoyu '調' tiáo adj)
  10. diào verb to exchange
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 互換 (Guoyu '調' diào v 3)
  11. diào verb to arrange / to plan / to set up
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 安排 (Guoyu '調' diào v 2)
  12. diào noun tone of voice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '調' diào n 3)
  13. diào noun stress / emphasis
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Emphasis when speaking (Guoyu '調' diào n 4)
  14. diào noun idea / opinion
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 意见 (Guoyu '調' diào n 5)
  15. diào noun personal style
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '調' diào n 6)
  16. diào noun household tax
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 戶稅 (Guoyu '調' diào n 7)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十二 志第九十五 樂十七 Volume 142 Treatises 95: Music 17 124
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十九 志第四十七:  兵二 Volume 99 Treatises 52: Military 2 49
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十一 志第八十四 樂六 Volume 131 Treatises 84: Music 6 45
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十 志第六十六 兵二 Volume 90 Treatises 66: Military 2 42
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十六 志第七十九 樂一 Volume 126 Treatises 79: Music 1 41
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷15 志第10 音樂下 Volume 15 Treatises 10: Music 3 34
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷一百四十五 志7: 樂志下 Volume 145: Treatises 7 Music 2 31
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百一十 列傳第一百九十八 土司 Volume 310 Biographies 198: Tribal Headmen 30
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷109 樂志五 Volume 109 Treatise 5: Music 29
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十一 志第二十四 律曆四 Volume 71 Treatises 24: Measures and Calendar 4 29

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
调齐 調齊 調齊和之適 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷八 本經訓 Chapter 8: Base Warp 4
调一 調一 夫有改調一弦 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷六 覽冥訓 Chapter 6: Observing the Obscure 4
能调 能調 夫五音不同聲而能調 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 4
心调 心調 禦心調乎馬 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十四 詮言訓 Chapter 14: Explanation of Sayings 3
调竽 調竽 調竽笙篪簧 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3
调阴阳 調陰陽 調陰陽 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷二十 泰族訓 Chapter 20: superior Lineage 3
不能调 不能調 不能調通民利 Guanzi 《管子》 國蓄第七十三 Chapter 73: State Reserves 3
阴阳调 陰陽調 陰陽調 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十三 氾論訓 Chapter 13: Overflowing Discussions 3
善调 善調 故師曠之欲善調鍾也 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十九 脩務訓 Chapter 19: Cultivation of Effort 2
五味调 五味調 而為五味調 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十五 兵略訓 Chapter 15: Military Planning 2