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dòng

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dòng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dòng | dong4
English translation
to freeze
to feel very cold
aspic or jelly
cold; to freeze, to congeal; jelly

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About dòng

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

dòng

Contains the radical

bīng

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

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Etymology of dòng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

冫东

Semantic compound

bīng

Phonetic compound

Dōng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. bīng represents the meaning and Dōng represents the sound. Simplified form of dòng .

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Example sentences using dòng

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冬天 dōng tiān yāo 保护 bǎohù hǎo 树木 shù mù 防冻 fáng dòng huài .

Trees should be well protected from the cold during winter.

外面 wài miàn hěn Lěng , de 手指 shǒuzhǐ dōu 冻僵 dòng jiāng le .

It's so cold outside that my fingers feel dead.

严寒 yánhán dòng Hóng le 我们 wǒmen de 耳朵 ěrduo .

Severe cold turned our ears pink.

dòng Zhí 鸡皮疙瘩 jī pí gē da .

It was so cold I was gooseflesh all over.

dòng Zhí 哆嗦 duōsuo .

He was so cold that he kept shivering.

Words with dòng

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
dòng to freeze dòng
冷冻 lěng dòng to freeze冷凍
冻结 dòngjié to freeze (water etc)凍結
冻死 dòng sǐ to freeze to death凍死
果冻 guǒ dòng gelatin dessert果凍
冰冻 bīng dòng to freeze冰凍
解冻 jiě dòng to melt解凍
速冻 sù dòng to quick-freeze速凍
防冻 fáng dòng antifreeze防凍
冻土 dòng tǔ frozen earth凍土
冻伤 dòng shāng frostbite凍傷
天寒地冻 tiān hán dì dòng cold weather, frozen ground (idiom); bitterly cold天寒地凍
霜冻 shuāng dòng frost霜凍
冻疮 dòng chuāng frostbite凍瘡
冷冻库 lěng dòng kù freezer compartment冷凍庫
冻害 dòng hài (agriculture) freezing injury凍害
冻肉 dòng ròu cold or frozen meat凍肉
封冻 fēng dòng to freeze over (of water or land)封凍
冻雨 dòng yǔ sleet凍雨

dòng Decomposition & Compounds

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dòng Decomposition

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