闪电

闪电 shǎndiàn

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闪电 shǎndiàn Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 2 English Translations of the word 闪电 shǎndiàn .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
shǎndiàn | shan3 dian4
English translation
lightning
CL: dào [dào]

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Traditional form

閃電

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí
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Etymology of 闪电 shǎndiàn

Familiarize yourself with the origin and historical aspects of the Chinese word 闪电 shǎndiàn .

Shǎn

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Simplified form of shǎn . Depicts a person ( rén ) standing in the middle of a doorway ( mén ).

Positional decomposition

门人

Number of Strokes

5
diàn

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Originally a variant form of Shēn , a pictograph of a lightning bolt. The traditional form diàn adds the (rain) component.

Positional decomposition

曰乚

Number of Strokes

5

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Example sentences using 闪电 shǎndiàn

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闪电 shǎndiàn zài 天空 tiānkōng huá chū dào Z字形 zì xíng .

The lightning made a zigzag in the sky.

闪电 shǎndiàn chéng 之字形 zhī zì xíng huá Guò 教堂 jiào táng de 院子 yuàn zi .

The lightning zigzagged through the church yard.

闪电 shǎndiàn huá Guò 朵朵乌云 wū yún .

Lightning streaks from cloud to cloud.

闪电 shǎndiàn huá Guò 长空 cháng kōng .

The lightning flashed across the sky.

闪电 shǎndiàn 曲折 qūzhé de zài 天空 tiānkōng huá Guò .

Lightning zigzagged across the sky.

闪电 shǎndiàn Decomposition

See the 4 Chinese characters that make up 闪电 shǎndiàn and their own compounds.

闪电 shǎndiàn Compounds

See all 41 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 闪电 shǎndiàn in their composition.

  • Shǎn
    • diàn
      • yǎn
      • lóng
        • lóng , lóng ,
      • miǎn
      • guī , zào , shéng , , diàn ,
    A Boy and his Dragon

    Once upon a time, a Little Boy was living in a village near the woods. One day, a Dragon came out of the cave secluded in the middle of the forest and began to relentlessly follow the Little Boy, always breathing on the back of his neck, burning the young boy at his slightest misstep.

    The child received refuge in an old Temple where there were no mirrors allowed, and it was forbidden to speak of life before entering the sanctum. Ancient books, hidden rooms with unimaginable treasures and beauty beyond comprehension, became part of the boy’s new life.

    Time went by until, one day, the now old young boy accidentally glimpses his own reflection in a pond. The Dragon smiled back.

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