丁丁

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 3
ちょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adverb[edit]

丁丁 (hiragana ちょうちょう, katakana チョウチョウ, romaji chōchō)

  1. Alternative spelling of 丁々.

Mandarin[edit]

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simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dīngdīng
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄥ ㄉㄧㄥ
IPA (key) /tiŋ⁵⁵ tiŋ⁵⁵/
Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhēngzhēng
Zhuyin ㄓㄥ ㄓㄥ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵⁵/

Proper noun[edit]

丁丁 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dīngdīng)

  1. Tintin, the Belgian comic book character
  2. Tinky Winky, one of the Teletubbies

Adverb[edit]

丁丁 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhēngzhēng)

  1. (onomatopoeia) the sound of clanking or clanging
  2. (onomatopoeia) the pitter-patter sound of rain
  3. (onomatopoeia) the sound of logging
    • 1000 BCE, Classics of Poetry (詩經˙小雅˙伐木):
      伐木丁丁,鳥鳴嚶嚶.
      On the trees go the blows "zheng-zheng".
  4. (onomatopoeia) the sound of playing a musical instrument
  5. (onomatopoeia) the sound of playing a game of chess