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dùn

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dùn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dùn | dun4
English translation
to stop
to pause
to arrange
to lay out
to kowtow
to stamp (one's foot)
at once
classifier for meals, beatings, scoldings etc: time, bout, spell, meal
to pause; to bow; to arrange

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

dùn

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Isolated measure word / 量词 liàng cí Liàngcí

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Etymology of dùn

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

屯页

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

tún

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and tún represents the sound. Simplified form of dùn .
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Example sentences using dùn

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zài 新年 xīn nián 那天 nà tiān , qǐng 他们 tā men chī le dùn hǎo fàn .

He treated them to a good dinner on New Year's Day.

除了 chúle Tāng shì Liáng de 以外 yǐ wài , dùn 饭菜 fàn cài shì hěn hǎo de .

The soup was cold, but it was otherwise an excellent meal.

děng 我们 wǒmen 安顿 ān dùn hǎo le ,一定 yīdìng yāo lái 看看 kàn kan 我们 wǒmen de Xīn 房子 fáng zi .

You must come and see our new house when we've settled in.

爱德华 Aì dé huá de liǎng 兄弟 xiōngdì 分别 fēnbié shì 米尔顿 Mǐ ěr dùn 迈克尔 Mài kè ěr .

Edward's two brothers are Milton and Michael.

我们 wǒmen Cóng 纽约 Niǔ yuē Xiàng Dōng 航行 hángxíng zhì 南安普顿.

We sailed eastward from New York to Southampton.

Words with dùn

Explore 21 words and sayings that include the Chinese character dùn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
dùn to stop dùn
华盛顿 Huá shèng dùn Washington (name)華盛頓
顿时 dùnshí immediately頓時
整顿 zhěngdùn to tidy up整頓
波士顿 Bō shì dùn Boston, capital of Massachusetts波士頓
曼哈顿 Màn hā dùn Manhattan island曼哈頓
克林顿 Kè lín dùn Clinton (name)克林頓
停顿 tíngdùn to halt停頓
安顿 ān dùn to find a place for安頓
休斯顿 Xiū sī dùn Houston休斯頓
牛顿 Niú dùn Newton (name)牛頓
普林斯顿 Pǔ lín sī dùn Princeton, New Jersey普林斯頓
马其顿 Mǎ qí dùn Macedonia馬其頓
汉密尔顿 Hàn mì ěr dùn Hamilton (name)漢密爾頓
华盛顿邮报 Huá shèng dùn Yóu bào Washington Post (newspaper)華盛頓郵報
希尔顿 Xī ěr dùn Hilton (hotel chain)希爾頓
博尔顿 Bó ěr dùn Bolton (name)博爾頓
温斯顿 Wēn sī dùn Winston (name)溫斯頓
霍顿 Huò dùn Hotton, Holden, Wharton, Houghton etc (name)霍頓
顿悟 dùn wù a flash of realization頓悟
查尔斯顿 Chá ěr sī dùn Charleston查爾斯頓

dùn Decomposition & Compounds

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dùn Decomposition

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