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dǐng

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dǐng Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 18 English Translations of the word dǐng .

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dǐng | ding3
English translation
apex
crown of the head
top
roof
most
to carry on the head
to push to the top
to go against
to replace
to substitute
to be subjected to (an aerial bombing, hailstorm etc)
(slang) to "bump" a forum thread to raise its profile
classifier for headwear, hats, veils etc
top, summit, peak; to carry on the head

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

dǐng

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

head

Etymology of dǐng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

丁页

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

Dīng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and Dīng represents the sound. Simplified form of dǐng .
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Example sentences using dǐng

Broaden your vocabulary by interacting with 5 audio-assisted sentences using the Chinese word dǐng in different contexts.

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dào le dǐng shǎng 绳子 shéngzi 扔下 rēng xià lái hǎo ?

When you get to the top, hurl the rope down, will you ?

个女演员 yǎnyuán Dài dǐng 黑色 hēi sè 假发 jiǎ fà zhào zhù 自己 zìjǐ de 金黄色 jīn huáng sè 头发 tóufa .

The actress wore a black wig over her blond hair.

dāng xiàng 狮子 Shīzǐ bān de 咆哮 páo xiào shí , shéi gǎn 顶嘴 dǐng zuǐ ?

Who dares to answer back when he roars like a lion?

zǒu le shéi lái 顶替 dǐng tì ?

Who's going to take his place after he leaves?

xiǎo gōng Niú 用角 lǎo Niú Cóng 牛群中顶 le 出去 chū qù .

The young bull horned the old cow out of the herd.

Words with dǐng

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character dǐng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
dǐng apex dǐng
屋顶 wū dǐng roof屋頂
头顶 tóu dǐng top of the head頭頂
顶尖 dǐng jiān peak頂尖
山顶 shān dǐng hilltop山頂
顶级 dǐng jí top-notch頂級
楼顶 lóu dǐng top of a building樓頂
房顶 fáng dǐng housetop房頂
顶部 dǐng bù roof頂部
透顶 tòu dǐng out-and-out透頂
顶端 dǐng duān summit頂端
顶住 dǐng zhù to withstand頂住
顶峰 dǐng fēng peak頂峰
顶多 dǐng duō at most頂多
顶替 dǐng tì to replace頂替
顶楼 dǐng lóu top floor頂樓
顶层 dǐng céng top floor頂層
车顶 chē dǐng car roof車頂
顶点 dǐng diǎn summit頂點
顶嘴 dǐng zuǐ to talk back頂嘴
秃顶 tū dǐng bald head禿頂
封顶 fēng dǐng to top off封頂
机顶盒 jī dǐng hé set-top box機頂盒
顶撞 dǐng zhuàng to contradict (elders or superiors)頂撞
尖顶 jiān dǐng cusp尖頂

dǐng Decomposition & Compounds

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dǐng Decomposition

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