丁當

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Chinese[edit]

 
4th heavenly stem; man; people; little cube; a Chinese surname
 
to act as; represent; equal; should; fitting; suitable; adequate; proper; replace; to be; to hold a position; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; match equally; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at
trad. (丁當)
simp. (丁当)

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Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

丁當

  1. ding dong, the sound of a bell or doorbell
  2. tinkle, jingle
  3. the sound of wind chimes
    丁當丁當 / 丁当丁当  ―  Fēng líng dīngdāngdīngdāng xiǎng.  ―  The wind chimes go "ding dong".

Usage notes[edit]

  • It is sometimes doubled as in the example sentence above.

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