(diào)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. hang
  2. suspend

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • diào > diao4

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
半吊子 bàn diào zi dabbler/smatterer/tactless and impulsive person
绷巴吊拷 bèng bā diào kǎo variant of 繃扒吊拷|绷扒吊拷[bèng bā diào kǎo]
绷扒吊拷 bèng bā diào kǎo to strip, tie up, hang and beat sb, an ancient torture technique
不要在一棵树上吊死 bù yào zài yī kē shù shàng diào sǐ don't insist on only taking one road to Rome (idiom)/there's more than one way to skin a cat
打吊瓶 dǎ diào píng to put sb on an intravenous drip
打吊针 dǎ diào zhēn to put sb on an intravenous drip
倒吊蜡烛 dào diào là zhú Wrightia tinctoria (flowering plant in Apocynaceae family, common names dyer's oleander or pala indigo)
吊膀子 diào bàng zi to flirt (derog.)
吊车 diào chē hoist/crane/elevator
吊车尾 diào chē wěi (coll.) lowest-ranking (student, participant etc)/to rank at the bottom of the list/to finish last
吊床 diào chuáng hammock
吊窗 diào chuāng a sash window
吊打 diào dǎ to hang sb up and beat him
吊带 diào dài suspenders/garters/shoulder strap/brace/sling
吊带背心 diào dài bèi xīn camisole (women's garment)
吊带衫 diào dài shān halter top/spaghetti strap top/sun top
吊裆裤 diào dāng kù baggy pants/sagging pants
吊灯 diào dēng hanging lamp
吊点滴 diào diǎn dī to put sb on an intravenous drip (Tw)
吊斗 diào dǒu (a container) carried suspended or underslung/cable car bucket
吊儿郎当 diào er láng dāng sloppy
吊伐 diào fá to console the people by punishing the tyrants (abbr. for 弔民伐罪|吊民伐罪[diào mín fá zuì])
吊杆 diào gān a boom (i.e. transverse beam for hanging objects)
吊杠 diào gàng trapeze (gymnastics)
吊钩 diào gōu suspended hook/hanging hook/hanger
吊古 diào gǔ to revisit the past/to commemorate
吊挂 diào guà to suspend/to hang
吊诡 diào guǐ bizarre/paradoxical/a paradox (from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
吊诡矜奇 diào guǐ jīn qí strange and paradoxical
吊环 diào huán rings (gymnastics)
吊机 diào jī crane/hoist
吊祭 diào jì a worship ceremony for the dead/to offer sacrifice (to ancestors)/a libation
吊颈 diào jǐng to hang oneself
吊具 diào jù spreader (for pallet, container etc)
吊卷 diào juàn to consult the archives
吊客 diào kè a visitor offering condolences
吊扣 diào kòu to suspend (a license etc)
吊篮 diào lán hanging basket (for flowers)/gondola (of cable car)
吊兰 diào lán hanging orchid (Chlorophytum comosum)/bracket plant
吊楼 diào lóu house overhanging a river, supported at the rear by stilts/house built in a hilly area, supported by stilts
吊门 diào mén an overhung door/a door that hinges upwards
吊民伐罪 diào mín fá zuì to console the people by punishing the tyrants (idiom)
吊牌 diào pái tag
吊瓶 diào píng infusion bag or bottle (for an IV)
吊瓶族 diào píng zú "infusion clan", patients who prefer medication by drip rather than orally or by injection etc
吊铺 diào pù suspended bunk
吊起 diào qǐ to hoist
吊桥 diào qiáo drawbridge/suspension bridge
吊球 diào qiú drop shot (in tennis or volleyball)
吊丧 diào sāng to visit the bereaved to offer one's condolences
吊嗓子 diào sǎng zi voice training (for Chinese opera)
吊扇 diào shàn a ceiling fan/a punka
吊审 diào shěn to bring to trial/to bring to court
吊绳 diào shéng sling
吊死 diào sǐ death by hanging/to hang oneself
吊死鬼 diào sǐ guǐ ghost of a person who died by hanging/hanged person/(coll.) inchworm/hangman (word game)
吊死问疾 diào sǐ wèn jí to grieve for the sick and the dying/to show great concern for people's suffering
吊索 diào suǒ rope tackle hanging from a mast/crow foot (system of ropes through tackle to hold up an awning)
吊塔 diào tǎ a tower crane
吊梯 diào tī a rope ladder
吊袜带 diào wà dài suspenders (for stockings)
吊慰 diào wèi to offer condolences/to console the bereaved
吊胃口 diào wèi kǒu (coll.) to keep sb in suspense/to tantalize/to keep on tenterhooks
吊文 diào wén paper prayers for the dead burnt at funerals
吊线 diào xiàn plumbline
吊销 diào xiāo to suspend (an agreement)/to revoke
吊孝 diào xiào a condolence visit
吊唁 diào yàn to offer condolences (for the deceased)/to condole
吊唁 diào yàn variant of 吊唁[diào yàn]
吊盐水 diào yán shuǐ (dialect) to put sb on an intravenous drip
吊运 diào yùn to transport by crane/to convey
吊钟花 diào zhōng huā Chinese New Year flower (Enkianthus quinqueflorus)
吊装 diào zhuāng to construct by hoisting ready-built components into place
吊坠 diào zhuì a pendant (jewelry)
吊坠缚 diào zhuì fù strappado bondage
祭吊 jì diào to mourn and offer prayers
开吊 kāi diào to hold memorial service/to hold a funeral
缆索吊椅 lǎn suǒ diào yǐ ski-lift
凭吊 píng diào to visit a place for the memories/to pay homage to (the deceased)
上吊 shàng diào to hang oneself
塔吊 tǎ diào tower crane
提心吊胆 tí xīn diào dǎn (saying) to be very scared and on edge
拖吊 tuō diào to tow (a car)
拖吊车 tuō diào chē tow truck
形影相吊 xíng yǐng xiāng diào with only body and shadow to comfort each other (idiom)/extremely sad and lonely
一哭二闹三上吊 yī kū èr nào sān shàng diào to make a terrible scene (idiom)/to throw a tantrum

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