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[下調] xiàdiào to demote
to pass down to a lower unit
xiàtiáo to adjust downwards
to lower (prices, wages etc)

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        xià, down/downwards/below/lower/later/next (week etc)/second (of two parts)/to declin...
        yīxià, (used after a verb) give it a go/to do (sth for a bit to give it a try)/one time...
        xiàlai, [下來], to come down/(after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also f...
        xiàqù, to go down/to descend/to go on/to continue/(of a servant) to withdraw
        liúxià, to leave behind/to stay behind/to remain/to keep/not to let (sb) go
        xiàmian, below/under/next/the following
        fàngxia, to put down/to let go/to set aside/to digress
        shèngxià, to remain/left over
        xiàwǔ, afternoon/CL:個|个[gè]/p.m.
        zuòxia, to sit down
        tíngxià, to stop
        xiàcì, next time
        
        
        bìxià, Your Majesty/His or Her Majesty
        géxià, [閣下], your distinguished self/your majesty/sire
        jiēxiàlái, [接下來], to accept/to take/next/following
        dìxià, underground/subterranean/covert
        dǐxia, the location below sth/afterwards
        dìxiàshì, basement/cellar
        lóuxià, [樓下], downstairs
        xiàbān, to finish work/to get off work
殿         diànxià, Your Majesty (honorific)/His or Her Highness
        shǒuxià, leadership/under one's control or administration/subordinates/to take action/to ...
        yǐxià, that level or lower/that amount or less/the following
        xiàshǒu, to start/to put one's hand to/to set about/the seat to the right of the main gue...
        zhīxià, under/beneath/less than
        sīxià, in private
        xiàjiàng, to decline/to drop/to fall/to go down/to decrease
        dǎoxià, to collapse/to topple over
        xiàzǎi, [下載], to download/also pr. [xià zài]
        xiàba, chin/CL:個|个[gè]
        yīxiàzi, in a short while/all at once/all of a sudden
        guìxia, to kneel down
        xiàluò, whereabouts/to drop/to fall
        rēngxià, to throw down/to drop (bomb)
        náxià, to arrest/to capture/to seize/to win (a set, a game etc)
        xiāngxia, [鄉下], countryside/rural area/CL:個|个[gè]
        tiānxià, land under heaven/the whole world/the whole of China/realm/rule
        xiàchǎng/xiàchang, [下場], to leave (the stage, an exam room, the playing field etc)/to take part in some a...
        xiàlìng, to give an order/to command
        xiàshuǐdào, sewer
        jiǎoxià, [腳下], under the foot
        xiàchē, [下車], to get off or out of (a bus, train, car etc)
        xiàyǔ, to rain/rainy
        shàngxià, up and down/top and bottom/old and new/length/about
        yǎnxià, now/at present/subocular (medicine)
        
        xiàdú, to put poison in sth/to poison
        
        míngxià, under sb's name
        xiàxuě, to snow
        shuǐxià, under the water/submarine
        xiàxīngqī, next week
        xiàliú, lower course of a river/low-class/mean and lowly/vulgar/obscene
        
        rúxià, as follows
        yúxià, [餘下], remaining
        xiàshǔ, [下屬], subordinate/underling
        xiàdá, [下達], to transmit down (a chain of command)/to pass down (to lower level)/to issue/to ...
        xiàdìngjuéxīn, [下定決心], to make a firm resolution
        dīxià, low status/lowly/to lower (one's head)
        xiàkè, [下課], to finish class/to get out of class
        bùxià, troops under one's command/subordinate
        xiàtái, [下臺], to go off the stage/to fall from position of prestige/to step down (from office ...
        xiàshuǐ/xiàshui, downstream/to go into the water/to put into water/to launch (a ship)/fig. to fal...
        xiàfāng, underneath/below/the underside/world of mortals/to descend to the world of morta...
        dǎxià, to lay (a foundation)/to conquer (a city etc)/to shoot down (a bird etc)
        xiàhuá, sliding/slide
        
        xiàqí, to play chess
        xièxià, to unload
        xiàrèn, next office holder/next to serve
        xiàzàng, to bury/to inter
        xiàyīdài, the next generation
        
        
        dāngxià, [當下], presently/immediately/at once
        táixià, off the stage/in the audience
        
        xiāngxiàrén, [鄉下人], country folk/rustic/rural folk
        xiàè, [下顎], mandible (lower jaw)
        xiàchén, to sink down
        liǎngxiàzi, [兩下子], a couple of times/to repeat the same/the same old trick/tricks of the trade
        piēxia, to cast away
        
        xiàbèizi, [下輩子], the next life
        xiàchuí, to droop/to sag/to hang down/sagging/drooping/prolapse (medicine)
        xiàshēn, lower part of the body/genitalia/trousers
        xiàluòbùmíng, unaccounted/unknown whereabouts
        xiàbùwéilì, [下不為例], not to be repeated/not to be taken as a precedent/just this once
        xiàjuéxīn, [下決心], to determine/to resolve
        língxià, below zero
        xiàhuí, next chapter/next time
        yànxià, [嚥下], to swallow/to suppress
        
        
        
        
        
        xiàbian, [下邊], under/the underside/below
        xiàchú, [下廚], to go to the kitchen (to prepare a meal)/to cook
        xiàcéng, [下層], underlayer/lower class/lower strata/substrate
        xiàguì, to kneel/to go down on one's knees
        
        xiàtǐ, [下體], lower body/euphemism for genitals/root and stem of plants
        gāoxià, relative superiority (better or worse, stronger or weaker, above or below etc)
        
        xiàmǎ, [下馬], to dismount from a horse/(fig.) to abandon (a project)
        xiàdiē, to fall/to tumble
        luòxià, to fall/to drop/to land (of projectile)
        chuàngxià, [創下], to establish/to set (a new record)
        xiàyóu, lower reaches (of a river)/lower level/lower echelon/downstream
        shíxià, [時下], at present/right now
        shǔxià, [屬下], subordinate/affiliated to/subsidiary
        
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        xiàyìshí, [下意識], subconscious mind
        xiàshān, (of the sun) to set
        
        
        
        xiàgǎng, [下崗], to come off sentry duty/to lay off (a worker)/laid-off
        měikuàngyùxià, [每況愈下], to steadily deteriorate
        luòjǐngxiàshí, to throw stones at sb who fell down a well (idiom); to hit a person who is down
        
        xiàhǎi, to go to sea/fig. to leave secure job (iron rice-bowl 鐵飯碗|铁饭碗) for sth better bu...
        bùxiāngshàngxià, equally matched/about the same
        
        dìxiàshuǐ, groundwater
        xiàjí, [下級], low ranking/low level/an underclass
        xiàpō, downhill
        xiàfán, to descend to the world (of immortals)
        yèxià, underarm/armpit
        
        tiāndǐxia, in this world/under the sun
        
        
        
        zǒuxiàpōlù, to go downhill/to decline/to slump
        xiàfēng, [下風], leeward/downwind/disadvantageous position/to concede or give way in an argument
        xiàzhī, lower limbs
        shàngxiàbān, to start and finish work
        xiàhé, [下頜], lower jaw/mandible
        jízhuǎnzhíxià, [急轉直下], to develop rapidly after abrupt turn (idiom); dramatic change
        bùzàihuàxià, [不在話下], to be nothing difficult/to be a cinch
        
        
        xiàgōngfu, see 下工夫[xià gōng fu]
        bǐxià, [筆下], the wording and purport of what one writes
        
        huīxià, troops/subordinates/(honorific appellation for a general)
        xiàfàng, to delegate/to decentralize/to demote a party cadre to work on the shop floor or...
        
        xīxià, at the knee (in reference to children)/(salutation used in letters to parents or...
        xiàliè, following
        jūgāolínxià, [居高臨下], to live high and look down (idiom)/to overlook/to tower above/to occupy the high...
        dǎxiàshǒu, to act in a supporting role/fig. to play second fiddle
        xiàyuè, next month
        
        
        
        xiěxià, [寫下], to write down
        
        
        
        xiàjiè, [下屆], next office holder/next to serve
        
        
        xiàxíng, (of trains) down (i.e. away from the capital)/(of river boats) to travel downstr...
        xiàyìyuàn, [下議院], lower chamber (of legislative body)/lower house/the House of Commons
        zàixià, under/myself (humble)
        xiàmǎwēi, [下馬威], display of severity immediately on taking office/(fig.) initial show of strength
        
        
        
        
        shàngxiàwén, (textual) context
        shuāngguǎnqíxià, [雙管齊下], lit. to paint holding two brushes (idiom); fig. to work on two tasks at the same...
        sìxià, everywhere
        
        
        xiàbùlái, [下不來], awkward/embarrassed/cannot be accomplished
        xiàbǎi, [下擺], hem of a skirt/shirt tail
        
        qíhǔnánxià, [騎虎難下], if you ride a tiger, it's hard to get off (idiom); fig. impossible to stop halfw...
        
        tiānxiàdìyī, first under heaven/number one in the country
        
        
        
线         xiàxiàn, [下線], to go offline
        xiàtà, to stay (at a hotel etc during a trip)
        duìzhèngxiàyào, [對症下藥], lit. to prescribe the right medicine for an illness (idiom); fig. to study a pro...
        
        
线         xiàhuàxiàn, [下劃線], underscore _/underline
        tiānxiàtàipíng, the whole world at peace (idiom); peace and prosperity
        
        jǔguóshàngxià, [舉國上下], the entire nation/the whole country, from the leadership to the rank and file
        
        xiàjiǔ, to be appropriate to have with alcohol/to down one's drink
        
        
        huāqiányuèxià, in flowers by moonlight (idiom); fig. courtship/honeymoon
西         xīyángxīxià, [夕陽西下], the sun sets in the west (idiom)
        yīqìzhīxià, [一氣之下], in a fit of pique/in a fury
        
        Xiàchéngqū, [下城區], Xiacheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Háng zhōu shì], Zhejiang
        Sōngxià, Matsushita (name)/Panasonic (brand), abbr. for 松下電器|松下电器[Sōng xià Diàn qì]
        
        
        
        
        xiàzhuāng, [下裝], to take off costume and makeup
        
        xiàbànnián, last-half year
        
        lìxià, to set up/to establish
        
        
        
        
        xiàgōngfu, to put in time and energy/to concentrate one's efforts
        
        bēixià, base/low
        xiàbǐ, [下筆], to put pen to paper
        xiàxún, last third of the month
        xiàdiào/xiàtiáo, [下調], to demote/to pass down to a lower unit, to adjust downwards/to lower (prices, wa...
        
        
        
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        shānránlèixià, [潸然淚下], to shed silent tears (idiom)
        xiàjiā, player whose turn comes next (in a game)/next one/my humble home
        xiàpōlù, downhill road/slope down/fig. to go downhill/on the decline
        dīsānxiàsì, servile
        
        
        
        Xiàguān, [下關], Xiaguan district of Nanjing City 南京市 in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
        xiàxiàn, to subside/subsidence
        
        
        
        shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi, lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); ...
        hànrúyǔxià, sweating like rain (idiom); to perspire profusely/sweating like a pig
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        nánxià, southward
        
        jiānghérìxià, rivers pour away by the day (idiom); going from bad to worse/deteriorating day b...
        
        
        xiàcuò, (of sales, prices etc) to fall/to drop/decline/slump
        
        xiàxiāng, [下鄉], to go to the countryside
        zúxià, you (used to a superior or between persons of the same generation)/below the foo...
        lèirúyǔxià, [淚如雨下], tears falling like rain (idiom)
        mùxià, at present
        shěxià/shèxià, [捨下], to abandon/to lay down, my humble home
        
        shēnglèijùxià, [聲淚俱下], to shed tears while recounting sth/speaking in a tearful voice
        
        bīnglínchéngxià, [兵臨城下], soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
        
        xiāngchíbùxià, at a stalemate/deadlocked/in unrelenting mutual opposition
        
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
        
        
        xiàyù, [下獄], to imprison
        
        xiàfú, downward fluctuation (of prices etc)
        
        
        
        
        xiàshì, to die/future incarnation/next life/to be born/to come into the world/future gen...
        bùxiàyú, as many as/no less than/not inferior to/as good as/on a par with
        
        xiàyě, to step down from office/to go into opposition
        
        
        
        
        míngmǎntiānxià, [名滿天下], world famous
        yǎndǐxia, in front of one's eyes/in full view as a panorama/right now
        
        
        
        
        màotiānxiàzhīdàbùwěi, [冒天下之大不韙], to defy world opinion/to risk universal condemnation
        
        xiàqíng, feelings of the masses/my situation (humble speech)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        niánxià, lunar new year
        
        
        jūgāobùxià, (of prices, rates etc) to remain high
        
        
        xiàbakē, [下巴頦], chin
        

        diàochá, [調查], investigation/inquiry/to investigate/to survey/survey/(opinion) poll/CL:項|项[xiàn...
        diào/tiáo, [調], to transfer/to move (troops or cadres)/to investigate/to enquire into/accent/vie...
        
        tiáozhěng, [調整], to adjust/adjustment/revision/CL:個|个[gè]
        tiáoqíng, [調情], to flirt
        dīdiào, [低調], low pitch/quiet (voice)/subdued/low-key/low-profile
        qiángdiào, [強調], to emphasize (a statement)/to stress
        kōngtiáo, [空調], air conditioning/air conditioner/CL:臺|台[tái]
        xiétiáo, [協調], to coordinate/to harmonize/negotiation
        diàotóu/diàotou, [調頭], variant of 掉頭|掉头[diào tóu], tone (of voice)/tune
        tiáowèi, [調味], seasoning/condiment/flavoring/dressing/essences
        
        tiáojié, [調節], to adjust/to regulate/to harmonize/to reconcile (accountancy etc)
        diàodòng, [調動], to transfer/to maneuver (troops etc)/to mobilize/to bring into play
        tiáopí, [調皮], naughty/mischievous/unruly
        shīdiào/shītiáo, [失調], out of tune (music), imbalance/to become dysfunctional/to lack proper care (afte...
        yīndiào, [音調], pitch of voice (high or low)/pitch (of a musical note)/tone
        
        tiáoliào, [調料], condiment/seasoning/flavoring
        diàozi, [調子], tune/melody/tuning/cadence/intonation/(speech) tone
        tiáoxì, [調戲], to take liberties with a woman/to dally/to assail a woman with obscenities
        dāndiào, [單調], monotonous
        diàodù, [調度], to dispatch (i.e. organize the distribution of vehicles)/dispatcher
        qiāngdiào, [腔調], accent
        
        tiáojiě, [調解], to mediate/to bring parties to an agreement
        chéncílàndiào, [陳詞濫調], cliché/commonplace/truism/stereotype
        tiáojiào, [調教], to instruct/to teach/to train/to raise (livestock)
        yǔdiào, [語調], intonation/CL:個|个[gè]
        qíngdiào, [情調], sentiment/tone and mood/taste
        gédiào, [格調], style (of art or literature)/form/one's work style/moral character
        pēngtiáo, [烹調], to cook/cooking
        diàohuàn, [調換], to exchange/to change places/to swap
        xiǎodiào, [小調], minor key (in music)
        qǔdiào, [曲調], tune/melody
        diàopèi/tiáopèi, [調配], to allocate/to deploy, to blend (colors, herbs)/to mix
        bùdiào, [步調], gait/marching order/step/pace
        chàngfǎndiào, [唱反調], to sing an opposite tune/to contradict/to express an opposing view/to strike a d...
        
        tiáopín, [調頻], frequency modulation/FM
        
        dàdiào, [大調], major key (in music)
        tiáoshì, [調試], to debug/to adjust components during testing/debugging
        shēngdiào, [聲調], tone/note/a tone (on a Chinese syllable)/CL:個|个[gè]
        diàoqiǎn, [調遣], to dispatch/to assign/a dispatch
        diàoyán, [調研], to investigate and research/research/investigation
        
        tiáohé, [調和], harmonious/to mediate/to reconcile/to compromise/mediation/to mix/to blend/blend...
        tiáotíng, [調停], to reconcile/to mediate/to bring warring parties to agreement/to arbitrate
        tiáozhì, [調制], to modulate/modulation
        
        diàozhuǎn, [調轉], to turn around/to change direction/to make a U turn
        tiáokǎn, [調侃], to ridicule/to tease/to mock/idle talk/chitchat
        sèdiào, [色調], hue/tone
        diàoyòng, [調用], to transfer for use/to allocate/to call (programming)
        jīdiào, [基調], main key (of a musical composition)/keynote (speech)
        gāodiào, [高調], high-sounding speech/bombast/high-profile
        tiáojiéqì, [調節器], regulator
        lùndiào, [論調], argument/view (sometimes derogatory)
        tiáogēng, [調羹], spoon
        tiáowèipǐn, [調味品], seasoning/flavoring
        tiáosè, [調色], to blend colors/to mix colors
        xiétiáoyuán, [協調員], coordinator
        tiáojì, [調劑], to adjust/to balance/to make up a medical prescription
        diàorèn, [調任], to transfer/to move to another post
        
        shàngtiáo, [上調], to raise (prices)/to adjust upwards
        
        diàopài, [調派], to send on assignment/to deploy (troops)
        
        jièdiào, [借調], temporary transfer (of personnel)
        lǎodiàochóngtán, [老調重彈], to play the same old tune (idiom); unoriginal
        duìdiào, [對調], to swap places/to exchange roles
        
        biàndiào, [變調], tone sandhi/modified tone/(music) to change key/modulation
        
        tiáozhìjiědiàoqì, [調制解調器], modem
        diàochábiǎo, [調查表], questionnaire/survey/inventory list/CL:張|张[zhāng],份[fèn]
        chōudiào, [抽調], to transfer (personnel or material)
        
        yǒngtàndiào, [詠嘆調], aria
        tiáokòng, [調控], to regulate/to control
        tiáolǐ, [調理], to nurse one's health/to recuperate/to take care of/to look after/to discipline/...
        tiáoxiào, [調笑], to tease/to poke fun at
        jiàngdiào, [降調], falling intonation (linguistics)/to lower the key of a tune/to demote
        shēngdiào, [昇調], rising tone (phonetics, e.g. on a question in English)
        
        
        xiàdiào/xiàtiáo, [下調], to demote/to pass down to a lower unit, to adjust downwards/to lower (prices, wa...
        
        diàobō, [調撥], to send (products)/to allocate/to commit (funds)/to channel (goods)
        tiáoyǎng, [調養], to take care of (sb's health)/to nurse
        
        dìngdiào, [定調], to set the tone
        
        diàoyuè, [調閱], to access (a document)/to consult
        wēitiáo, [微調], fine tuning/trimming
        tiáojiāo, [調焦], to focus
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qǐngdiào, [請調], to request a transfer
        
        diàorù, [調入], to transfer (a person, data)/to call (computing)
        jiědiào, [解調], to demodulate
        
        
        
        diàobīngqiǎnjiàng, [調兵遣將], to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army/to send a team on ...
        
        tiáosù, [調速], to adjust the speed
        chànggāodiào, [唱高調], to sing the high part/to speak fine sounding but empty words (idiom)
        tiáosèbǎn, [調色板], palette
        tiáoyún, [調勻], to blend (cooking)/to mix evenly
        
        
        fēngtiáoyǔshùn, [風調雨順], favorable weather (idiom); good weather for crops
        bǐdiào, [筆調], (of writing) tone/style
        diàochátuán, [調查團], investigating team
        
        bùdiàoyīzhì, [步調一致], to be united in action
        tiáoxié, [調諧], harmonious/to adjust/to tune (e.g. wireless receiver)/to bring into harmony
        
        
        
        diàomén, [調門], volume/amplitude/point of view/argument/pitch or key (music)
        diàoshì, [調式], (musical) mode
        tiáonòng, [調弄], to tease/to make fun of/to provoke/to stir up (trouble)
        
        

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