調

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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

調 (radical 149 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜口月土口 (YRBGR), four-corner 07620, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1166, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35609
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1631, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3989, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8ABF

Chinese[edit]

trad. 調
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *dɯːw, *dɯːws, *tɯw): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *tjɯw).

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character 調
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (7)
Final () (93)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/deu/
Pan
Wuyun
/deu/
Shao
Rongfen
/deu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛw/
Li
Rong
/deu/
Wang
Li
/dieu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱieu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tiáo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character 調
Reading # 1/3
No. 17520
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*dɯːw/

Definitions[edit]

調

  1. to adjust; to regulate
  2. to train; to tame; to drill
  3. (music) to tune; to play (an instrument)
  4. to recuperate under medical treatment
  5. to mix; to stir; to blend
  6. harmonious; matching
  7. to cook; to flavour
  8. to play; to display; to be rude; to be naughty
  9. to take liberties with (a woman); to flirt
  10. to throw; to toss

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character 調
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (7)
Final () (93)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/deuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/deuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/deuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛwH/
Li
Rong
/deuH/
Wang
Li
/dieuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱieuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
diào
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character 調
Reading # 2/3
No. 17522
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*dɯːws/

Definitions[edit]

調

  1. to transfer; to move; to shift
  2. to select; to promote
  3. to send; to dispatch; to arrange; to allocate
  4. to exchange; to interchange
  5. to extract; to draw out; to obtain
  6. to turn; to revolve
  7. to calculate; to investigate
  8. to show off; to resort to
  9. style; form; mode
  10. mood; taste
  11. opinion; idea; expression
  12. (linguistics) accent; tone
  13. (music) tune; melody
  14. (music) mode; major or minor

Pronunciation 3[edit]



Rime
Character 調
Reading # 2/3
Initial () (9)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈuw/
Li
Rong
/ȶiu/
Wang
Li
/ȶĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōu
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character 調
Reading # 3/3
No. 17524
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tɯw/

Definitions[edit]

調

  1. Alternative form of (zhāo, “morning”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

調

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

調 ‎(hiragana みつぐ, romaji Mitsugu)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

調 ‎(jo, ju) (hangeul , , revised jo, ju, McCune-Reischauer cho, chu, Yale co, cwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

調 (điều, điệu)

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