主動

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. 主动
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tsyː˧˥ tʊŋ˨]

Adjective[edit]

主動 (traditional, Jyutping zyu2 dung6, traditional 主動, simplified 主动)

  1. active

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

主動 (traditional, Jyutping zyu2 dung6, traditional 主動, simplified 主动)

  1. (gay sex) a top

Antonyms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 主动
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʈʂu˨˩˦ tʊŋ˥˩]

Adjective[edit]

主動 (traditional, Pinyin zhǔdòng, simplified 主动)

  1. principal; primary
  2. active
    被動主動掌握主控權
    you must change passive into active, and take the initiative
  3. self-motivated, motivated, proactive, self-starting
    一個非常主動
    he is a highly self-motivated person
  4. (gay sex) active

Antonyms[edit]

  • 被動 (bèidòng, passive)

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

主動 (traditional, Pinyin zhǔdòng, simplified 主动)

  1. actively;
    應該主動解釋清楚
    you should actively go and explain things clearly to him
  2. to take the initiative to verb; to take it upon oneself to verb; to verb on one's own accord

Noun[edit]

主動 (traditional, Pinyin zhǔdòng, simplified 主动)

  1. initiative

Derived terms[edit]

  • 採取主動 (cǎiqǔ zhǔdòng, to take the initiative)

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