Last modified on 20 August 2014, at 20:28
See also: diāo, diǎo, and diào




  1. Nonstandard spelling of diāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of diǎo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of diào.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.