当 (當) dàng dāng dǎng

  1. dāng verb to be / to act as / to serve as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 担任 (CC-CEDICT '當'; Guoyu '當' dāng v 1; Kroll 2015 '當' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 5)
  2. dāng preposition at or in the very same / be apposite
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 当班 'on shift'; In this sense in literary Chinese, 当 is a function word that expresses simultaneity (NCCED 1 '当' 4; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 160). For example, 當在宋也 'When I was in Song' (Mengzi: 4.3/20/18, translation by Legge; CC-CEDICT '當'; CED 1 '当' 4; Guoyu '當' dāng v 6; Kroll 2015 '當' 1; NCCED 1 '当' 7)
  3. dāng onomatopoeia dang (sound of a bell)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 噹 (CC-CEDICT '噹'; Guoyu '噹'; Unihan '噹')
  4. dāng verb to face
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 面对 (CED 1 '当' 3; Guoyu '當' dāng v 5; NCCED 1 '当' 6)
  5. dāng verb to accept / to bear / to support / to inherit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '当' 2; CC-CEDICT '當'; Guoyu '當' dāng v 3; NCCED 1 '当' 3)
  6. dāng verb to manage / to host
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 当家 'to manage a household' (CC-CEDICT '當'; CED 2 '当' 3; Guoyu '當' dāng v 2; NCCED 1 '当' 2)
  7. dāng adverb should
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 应该 (CED 1 '当' 2; Guoyu '當' dāng adv 2; NCCED 1 '当' 9)
  8. dāng verb to treat / to regard as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 当作 (Guoyu '當' dāng v 7)
  9. dǎng verb to think
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 以为 (Guoyu '當' dǎng v 1)
  10. dàng adjective suitable / correspond to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 適合 (CC-CEDICT '當'; Guoyu '當' dàng adj 1; Kroll 2015 '當' dàng 1)
  11. dǎng verb to be equal
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 匹敌; as a variant of 挡 (CED 1 '当' 1; Guoyu '當' dǎng v 2; NCCED 1 '当' 1)
  12. dàng pronoun that
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 那 (Guoyu '當' dāng adv 1)
  13. dāng noun an end / top
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 顶端 (Guoyu '當' dāng n; NCCED 1 '当' 10)
  14. dàng onomatopoeia clang / jingle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 當 (CED 3 '当'; Guoyu '當' dāng onomatopoeia; NCCED 2 '当')
  15. dāng verb to judge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 判决 (Guoyu '當' dāng v 8)
  16. dǎng verb to bear on one's shoulder
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 偏袒 (Guoyu '當' dǎng v 3)
  17. dàng adjective the same
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 同一 (Guoyu '當' dàng adj 2)
  18. dàng verb to pawn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 典当 (CC-CEDICT '當'; Guoyu '當' dàng v 1)
  19. dàng verb to fail [an exam]
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 不及格 (CC-CEDICT '當'; Guoyu '當' dàng v 3)
  20. dàng noun a trap
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 圈套 (Guoyu '當' dàng n 1)
  21. dàng noun a pawned item
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 赎当 (Guoyu '當' dàng n 2)

Contained in

  • 当家(當家) to manage household affairs ; see 監寺 ; superintendent
  • 当下(當下) presently / immediately / at once ; immediate moment

Also contained in

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