tiáo strip; item; article

Made up of [ zhǐ walk slowly radical 34, wood; wooden radical 75]
This measure word can be used with these nouns: yú (fish) gǒu (dog) lù (road)
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 7 strokes.
Measure word for long, narrow objects like roads, skirts and snakes

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Also uses zhǐ component: chù (place) gè (each) jiù (fault) líng (mound) wù (affair) xià (summer)
Also uses component: bǎn (board) bēi (cup) běn (root) cài (vegetable) cǎi (color) chá (tea) chái (firewood) chuáng (bed) gān (pole) guǒ (fruit) jī (machine) jìn (to prohibit) jìn (to prohibit) jú (tangerine) kē (of plants) lái (arrive) lǐ (plum) lí (pear) lín (forest) lóu (multi-story building) qí (board game) qín (Qin) qīn (parent) róu (soft) shā (to kill) shù (tree) shù (method) song (Song) wèi (not yet) xián (to stay idle) xiāng (each other) xiào (school) yǐ (chair) zhí (to plant) zhī (branch) zhuō (table)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

交个朋友多条路,树个敌人多堵墙 jiāo gè péng you duō tiáo lù, shù gè dí rén duō dǔ qiáng It is better to make friends than enemies
两条腿走路 liǎng tiáo tuǐ zǒu lù When alternative methods are needed not just one