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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + 

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人中人木 (OLOD), four-corner 28294)

  1. clause, condition
  2. string, stripe

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 529, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14859
  • Dae Jaweon: page 917, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 176, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+689D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping tiu4, Yale tiu4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin tiáo, simplified )

  1. strip; slip
    /   ―  yī zhāng zhǐ tiáo  ―  a slip of paper
    朋友地址電話號碼 [MSC, trad.]
    朋友地址电话号码 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ de péngyǒu bǎ tā de dìzhǐ hé diànhuà hàomǎ xiě zài yī zhāng zhǐ tiáo shàng. [Pinyin]
    My friend wrote down his address and telephone number on a slip of paper.
  2. twig
  3. (of law or treaty) item; article; clause
    郵政服務人員刑法關於郵票 [MSC, trad.]
    邮政服务人员刑法关于邮票 [MSC, simp.]
    Dì sānshíqī tiáo yóuzhèng fúwù rényuán fàn qián tiáo zhī zuì huò xíngfǎ dìèrbǎilíngèr tiáo huò dìèrbǎilíngsì tiáo guānyú yóupiào zhī zuì zhě, jiā zhòng qí xíng zhì èr fēn zhī yī. [Pinyin]
    Article 37 When postal employees commit crimes mentioned in the preceding article or Article 202 or Article 204 of the Criminal Code with respect to postage stamps, the prison terms shall be increased by one-half.
  4. informal note
    病假 / 病假  ―  bìngjiǎtiáo  ―  certificate for sick leave
    廚房發現 / 厨房发现  ―  chúfáng lǐ wǒ fāxiàn tā liú le zhāng tiáo  ―  In the kitchen I find a note from him.

Classifier[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin tiáo, simplified )

  1. classifier for long and thin object or animal
    /   ―  tiáo hóng yú  ―  One red fish
    /   ―  tiáo shé  ―  a snake
    /   ―  tiáo  ―  a road
    /   ―  tiáo  ―  a river

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin kuǎn (kuan3), tiáo (tiao2), Wade-Giles k'uan3, t'iao2)

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Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*dheu)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(điều, huy)

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