1. 调 is the 400th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 118 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (speech), (field), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. diao4 - to transfer/to move (troops or cadres)/to investigate/to enquire into/accent/view/argument/key (in music)/mode (music)/tune/tone/melody
  2. tiao2 - to harmonize/to reconcile/to blend/to suit well/to season (food)/to provoke/to incite

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 调 (tiao2): The component 田 is pronounced as 'tian2'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

低调 (低調)
强调 (強調)
情调 (情調)
空调 (空調)
蓝调 (藍調)
调味 (調味)
调戏 (調戲)
调整 (調整)
调料 (調料)
调查 (調查)
调皮 (調皮)
调节 (調節)
高调 (高調)

Medium Frequency

上调 (上調)
下调 (下調)
协调 (協調)
唱反调 (唱反調)
单调 (單調)
基调 (基調)
失调 (失調)
小调 (小調)
搭调 (搭調)
曲调 (曲調)
格调 (格調)
步调 (步調)
烹调 (烹調)
声调 (聲調)
腔调 (腔調)
色调 (色調)
语调 (語調)
调侃 (調侃)
调入 (調入)
调制 (調制)
调剂 (調劑)
调动 (調動)
调匀 (調勻)
调味品 (調味品)
调味料 (調味料)
调和 (調和)
调子 (調子)
调度 (調度)
调情 (調情)
调控 (調控)
调换 (調換)
调教 (調教)
调理 (調理)
调研 (調研)
调色 (調色)
调解 (調解)
调试 (調試)
调配 (調配)
调头 (調頭)
调频 (調頻)
调养 (調養)
跑调 (跑調)
音调 (音調)
风调雨顺 (風調雨順)
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.