See also: tiāo, tiáo, tiǎo, and tiào

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

tiao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tiāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tiáo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tiǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tiào.

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.