调查 diào chá: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

调查 (diào chá) English Meaning

  • investigation
  • inquiry
  • to investigate
  • to survey
  • survey
  • (opinion) poll

Traditional Characters:  調查

调 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all. PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced tiáo in other HSK words.

查 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (xiàng)
  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 我们曾请求法院调查。
    Wǒmen céng qǐngqiú fǎyuàn diàochá.
    We asked the court to investigate.
  • 这仅仅是调查的开始。
    Zhè jǐnjǐn shì diàochá de kāishǐ.
    It’s only the beginning of the investigation.
  • 相关调查正在进行中。
    Xiāngguān diàochá zhèngzài jìnxíng zhōng.
    The investigation is under way.
  • 这一事故正在调查之中。
    Zhè yī shìgù zhèngzài diàochá zhī zhōng.
    The accident is under investigation.
  • 他的陈述促使他们去调查。
    Tā de chénshù cùshǐ tāmen qù diàochá.
    His statement prompted them to investigate.
  • 警方开始调查事故的原因。
    Jǐngfāng kāishǐ diàochá shìgù de yuányīn.
    The police began an investigation into the cause of the accident.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 tiao

调 (diào): to harmonize; to reconcile; to blend; to suit well; to season (food); to provoke; to incite

  • (yán): speech
  • (zhōu): week; weekly; to make a circuit; to circle; circle; circumference; lap; cycle; complete; all; all over; thorough; to help financially
hsk 3 cha

查 (chá): to research; to check; to investigate; to examine; to refer to; to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)

  • 木(mù): tree
  • 旦(dàn): dawn; morning; day-break; day

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 调

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 调查(diào chá): investigation; inquiry; to investigate; to survey; survey; (opinion) poll; CL: 项(xiàng), 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 查

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 调查(diào chá): investigation; inquiry; to investigate; to survey; survey; (opinion) poll; CL: 项(xiàng), 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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