"当" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Mandarin dāng; dàng
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Pinyin dang1; dang4
Kanji /
Sijiao 9017.7
Wubi IVF
CNS 11643 3-2351
Encodages (hexa)
Unicode U+5F53
GB2312 B5B1
Level 4
Results for 当
 dāng to be / to act as / manage / withstand / when / during / ought / should / match equally / equal / same / obstruct / just at (a time or place) / on the spot / right / just at
 dàng at or in the very same... / suitable / adequate / fitting / proper / to replace / to regard as / to think / to pawn / (coll.) to fail (a student)
Results beginning with 当
 dāng rán only natural / as it should be / certainly / of course / without doubt
 dāng qián current / today's / modern / present / to be facing (us)
 dāng shí then / at that time / while
 dāng dì local
 dāng nián in those days / then / in those years / during that time
 dāng zhōng among / in the middle / in the center
 dāng chū at that time / originally
 dàng tiān the same day
 dàng zuò to treat as / to regard as
 dāng dài the present age / the contemporary era
 dāng jīn current / present / now / nowadays
 dāng chǎng at the scene / on the spot
 dàng chéng to consider as / to take to be
 dàng rì that very day / the same day
 dāng xià immediately / at once / at that moment / at the moment
 dāng zhēn to take seriously / serious / No joking, really!
 dàng wǎn the same evening
 dāng miàn to sb's face / in sb's presence
 dāng jú authorities
 dāng jí at once / on the spot
 dāng xuǎn to be elected
 dàng dàng to pawn
 dāng dāng Dangdang (online retailer)
 dāng jiā to manage the household / to be the one in charge of the family / to call the shots / to be in charge
 dāng shang to take up duty as / to assume a position / to assume / to take on (an office)
 dàng zuò to treat as / to regard as / to look upon as
 dāng zhe in front of / in the presence of
 dāng zhòng in public / in front of everybody
 dāng xīn to take care / to look out
 dàng yuè the same month
 dāng hóng currently popular (of movie stars, singers etc)
 dàng tou (coll.) pledge / surety
 dāng bīng to serve in the army / to be a soldier
 dāng jiē in the middle of the street / facing the street
 dāng guī Angelica sinensis
 dāng r the very moment / just then / during (that brief interval)
 dàng jī to crash (of a computer) / to stop working / (loanword from English "down")
 dāng shì to be in charge / to be confronted (with a matter) / involved (in some matter)
 dāng shì the present age / in office / the current office holder
 dàng pù pawn shop / CL:家[jia1],間|间[jian1]
 dāng dào in the middle of the road / to be in the way / to hold power
 dāng kōng overhead / up in the sky
 dàng yè that very night / the same night
 dāng kǒu at that moment / just then
 dāng liàng equivalent / yield
 dāng zhí to be on duty
 dāng bān to work one's shift
 dāng zhèng to come to power / to hold power / in office
 dāng quán to hold power
 dāng lāng (onom.) metallic sound / clanging
 dàng diào to fail (a student) / to pawn / (of a computer or program) to crash / to stop working
 dāng lìng to be in season / seasonal
 dāng jià imperial driver
 dàng nián that very same year
 dāng rì on that day
 dàng shì to consider as a matter of importance / to be of importance
 dàng shí at once / right away
 dāng tiān on that day
 dāng tóu coming right into one's face / imminent / to put first
 Dāng tú Dangtu county in Ma'anshan 馬鞍山|马鞍山[Ma3 an1 shan1], Anhui
 dāng wǎn on that evening
 Dāng xióng Damxung county, Tibetan: 'Dam gzhung rdzong in Lhasa 拉薩|拉萨[La1 sa4], Tibet
 Dāng yáng Dangyan county level city in Yichang 宜昌[Yi2 chang1], Hubei
 dāng yè on that night
 dāng yuè on that month
 dàng zhēn to take seriously / serious / No joking, really!
 dāng zhóu person in power / important official
 dāng shì rén persons involved or implicated / party (to an affair)
 dāng quán zhě ruler / those in power / the authorities
 dāng quán pài persons or faction in authority
 dāng shì guó the countries involved
  ex officio
 dāng dài shǐ contemporary history
 dāng dāng chē (coll.) tram, especially Beijing trams during period of operation 1924-1956 / also written 鐺鐺車|铛铛车[dang1 dang1 che1]
 dàng huí shì to take seriously (often with negative expression: "don't take it too seriously") / to treat conscientiously
使 dāng qiāng shǐ to use (sb) as a tool
 dāng shí de of that time / former
 dāng shì guàn the foremost person of his age / unequalled / a leading light
 dāng shì zhě the person involved / the people holding power
 Dāng tú xiàn Dangtu county in Ma'anshan 馬鞍山|马鞍山[Ma3 an1 shan1], Anhui
 Dāng xióng xiàn Damxung county, Tibetan: 'Dam gzhung rdzong in Lhasa 拉薩|拉萨[La1 sa4], Tibet
 Dāng yáng shì Dangyan county level city in Yichang 宜昌[Yi2 chang1], Hubei
 dāng yǎn yuán to go on stage
 dāng zhèng zhě power holder / current political ruler
 dāng dì shí jiān local time
 dāng wù zhī jí top priority job / matter of vital importance
 dāng zhī wú kuì fully deserving, without any reservations (idiom) / entirely worthy (of a title, honor etc)
 dāng jī lì duàn to make prompt decisions (idiom)
 dāng rén bù ràng to be unwilling to pass on one's responsibilities to others
 dāng jiā zuò zhǔ to be in charge in one's own house (idiom) / to be the master of one's own affairs
 dāng háng chū sè to excel in one's field
 dāng shì wú shuāng unequalled in his time
 dāng zhī yǒu kuì to feel undeserving of the praise or the honor
  threshold of representation
  indigenous vector
  local demand
  local procurement
  local costs
  acceptance speech
  local food
  community patrol
  in-country repair and services
 dāng dì jū mín a local person / the local population
 dāng duàn jí duàn not to delay making a decision when a decision is needed
 dāng duàn zé duàn to make a decision when it's time to decide
 dàng huí shì r erhua variant of 當回事|当回事[dang4 hui2 shi4]
 dāng liàng jì liàng equivalent dose
 dāng niú zuò mǎ to work like a horse and toil like an ox / fig. to slave for sb
 dāng qiě jǐn dāng if and only if
 dāng shì zhī guàn the foremost person of his age / unequalled / a leading light
  local public goods
  Local Transportation Unit
  contemporary international law
  Current Operations Unit
  Secretary-General Designate
 Dāng dài Xīn Rú jiā Contemporary New Confucianism / see 新儒家[Xin1 Ru2 jia1]
  locally recruited
  local indigenous crop
  current cost accounting
  current international cooperation
  local air pollution
  local professional category
  local service contract
  Local Transportation Team
  local staff
 dàng tiān shì dàng tiān bì never put off until tomorrow what you can do today (idiom)
  contemporary slavery / modern slavery
  current event list
  Contemporary Africa Database
  Current Military Operations Service
  Ex officio Senior Vice-Chairman
  Current Logistics Operations Unit
  locally recruited staff
  Logistics Current Operations Officer
  locally employed civilian
  local national officer
  local guard
  local salary survey committee
  local office assistant
  local human resources office
  Local Programme Appraisal Committee
  local staff payroll
  Local Aid Coordination Committee
  Conference on Contemporary International Law Issues
 dāng jú zhě mí , páng guān zhě qīng The person on the spot is baffled, the onlooker sees clear (idiom). The onlooker sees more of the game.
  Local Vendor Database Officer
  local General Service Staff
  Local Vendor Review Committee
  Support to Current Peace Processes Team
  local currency track pension amount / local currency track amount
 xiāng dāng equivalent to / appropriate / considerably / to a certain extent / fairly / quite
 yīng dāng should / ought to
 shì dàng suitable / appropriate
 zhèng dàng honest / reasonable / fair / sensible
 zhèng dāng timely / just (when needed)
 bù dàng unsuitable / improper / inappropriate
 měi dāng whenever / every time / on every
 shàng dàng taken in (by sb's deceit) / to be fooled / to be duped
 chōng dāng to serve as / to act as / to play the role of
 qià dàng appropriate / suitable
 dān dāng to take upon oneself / to assume
 tuǒ dang appropriate / proper / ready
 Yà dāng Adam
 dé dàng appropriate / suitable
 dīng dāng (onom.) ding dong / jingling of bells / clanking sound
便 biàn dāng convenient / handy / easy / bento (a meal in a partitioned box) / lunchbox
 jiā dàng familial property / belongings
 gòu dàng shady business
 háng dang profession / role (acting)
 diǎn dàng to pawn / pawnshop
 gāi dāng should / to deserve
 wěn dang reliable / secure / stable / firm
 tíng dàng settled / accomplished / ready
 kòng dāng gap / interval
 guāng dāng crash / bang
 shī dàng inappropriate / improper
 chéng dāng to bear (responsibility) / to take on / to assume
 shùn dang smoothly
 wǎ dāng eaves-tile
 Sè dāng Sedan (French town)
 dā dàng variant of 搭檔|搭档[da1 dang4]
 dìng dàng settled / ready / finished
 dìng dāng necessarily
 fèn dāng as should be / as expected
 guò dàng excessive
 hé dāng must / should
 jiā dāng crucial moment / critical time
 jīng dàng precise and appropriate
 lāng dāng more or less / or so (of approx age or number) / and so on
 Liǎng dāng Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南[Long3 nan2], Gansu
 liǎo dàng frank / outspoken / ready / settled / in order / (old) to deal with / to handle
 lǐ dāng should / ought
 quán dāng to act as if / to treat sth as if it were
 shuǎng dāng with alacrity / frank and spontaneous
 sǐ dàng to flunk (Tw) / (computing) to crash / to stop working
 Wū dāng Wudang district of Guiyang city 貴陽市|贵阳市[Gui4 yang2 shi4], Guizhou
 yǔn dàng proper / suitable
 Zé dāng Zêdang town in Nêdong county 乃東縣|乃东县[Nai3 dong1 xian4], Tibet, capital of Lhokha prefecture
 zhì dāng most suitable / extremely appropriate
 zhì dàng most suitable / extremely appropriate
 xiāng dāng yú equivalent to
 bù zhèng dàng dishonest / unfair / improper
 bù gǎn dāng lit. I dare not (accept the honor) / fig. I don't deserve your praise / you flatter me
 Wǔ dāng shān Wudang Mountain range in northwest Hubei
 xiǎng dāng rán to take sth for granted
 bù shì dàng inadequate / unfit
 Yà dāng sī Adams
 xiǎng dāng dāng resounding / loud / well known / famous
 zhèng dàng xìng (political) legitimacy
 xiǎng dīng dāng to tinkle / to jingle / to clank
 dīng dāng xiǎng (onom.) ding dong / jingling of bells / clanking sound
 zhèng dāng zhōng right in the midpoint / a bull's eye / to hit the nail on the head
 dīng dāng shēng tinkle
 zhèng dāng nián to be in the prime of life
  coal equivalent
  acid equivalent
  aggregate yield
 bù dāng jǐn not important / of no consequence
 bù dāng shì useless / regard as useless
 Gá dāng pài Bkar-dgam-pa sect of Tibetan Buddhism
 hé dāng liàng nuclear yield
 jiā dāng r erhua variant of 夾當|夹当[jia1 dang1]
 Liǎng dāng xiàn Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南[Long3 nan2], Gansu
 Mài dāng láo MacDonald or McDonald (name) / McDonald's (fast food company)
 Mài dāng nà Madonna (1958-), US pop singer
 mǎn dāng dāng brim full / completely packed
 Oū dāng guī (botany) lovage / Levisticum officinale
 shí gǎn dāng stone tablet erected to ward off evil spirits
 Sī dāng dōng Staunton (name) / Sir George Staunton, 1st Baronet, the second-in-command of the Macartney Mission of 1793
 Wū dāng qū Wudang district of Guiyang city 貴陽市|贵阳市[Gui4 yang2 shi4], Guizhou
 Xī dāng Hé Sittang River of central Myanmar (Burma), between Irrawaddy and Salween rivers
便 yù biàn dāng (Tw) bento / lunch box
 Zé dāng zhèn Zêdang town in Nêdong county 乃東縣|乃东县[Nai3 dong1 xian4], Tibet, capital of Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区[Shan1 nan2 di4 qu1]
 zhèng dāng shí the right time for sth / the right season (for planting cabbage)
 lǐ suǒ dāng rán as it should be by rights (idiom) / proper and to be expected as a matter of course / inevitable and right
 shǒu dāng qí chōng to bear the brunt
 zhí jié liǎo dàng direct and plainspoken (idiom) / blunt / straightforward
 yī mǎ dāng xiān to take the lead
 dú dāng yī miàn to assume personal responsibility (idiom) / to take charge of a section
 mén dāng hù duì the families are well-matched in terms of social status (idiom) / (of a prospective marriage partner) an appropriate match
 diào r láng dāng sloppy
 zhèng dàng fáng wèi reasonable self-defense / legitimate defense
 lǎo dāng yì zhuàng old but vigorous (idiom) / hale and hearty despite the years
 mǎn mǎn dāng dāng brim full / completely packed
 huǐ bù dāng chū to regret one's past deeds (idiom)
 ruì bù kě dāng unstoppable / hard to hold back
 dà ér wú dàng grandiose but impractical (idiom) / large but of no real use
 ān bù dàng chē to go on foot (idiom) / to do things at a leisurely pace
 chái láng dāng lù ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom) / wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
 chái láng dāng tú ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom) / wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
 dà dí dāng qián facing a powerful enemy (idiom) / fig. confronting grave difficulties / Enemy at the Gates, 1991 movie by Jean-Jacques Annaud
 dīng ling dāng lāng ding-a-ling / (onom.) for sound of bell
 duì jiǔ dāng gē lit. sing to accompany wine (idiom) / fig. life is short, make merry while you can
 gǎn zuò gǎn dāng variant of 敢做敢當|敢做敢当[gan3 zuo4 gan3 dang1]
 gēng dāng wèn nú if it's plowing, ask the laborer (idiom) / when managing a matter, consult the appropriate specialist
 qí gǔ xiāng dāng lit. two armies have equivalent banners and drums (idiom) / fig. evenly matched / roughly comparable (opponents)
 qióng dāng yì jiān poor but ambitious (idiom) / hard-pressed but determined / the worse one's position, the harder one must fight back
 táng bì dāng chē a mantis trying to stop a chariot (idiom) / to overrate oneself and attempt sth impossible / also written 螳臂擋車|螳臂挡车[tang2 bi4 dang3 che1]
访 zhī dāng fǎng bì if it's weaving, ask the maid (idiom) / when managing a matter, consult the appropriate specialist
  Transitional Authority
  equivalent megatonnage
  full-time equivalent
  toxic equivalent
  importing authority
  competent authority
  national authority
  exporting authority
  nominal yield
  incompatible functions
  miscarriage of justice
  occupying Power
  snow water equivalent
  Knin authorities
  desirable range
  conduct unbecoming
  charting authority / hydrographic office
  de jure authority
  adequate procedures
  administrative authority
  opium equivalent
  educational authorities
  local authority
  improper motive
使  improper use
 bào zhà dāng liàng TNT
 bēi gē dàng kū to sing instead of weep (idiom)
 bù dāng dé lì unjust enrichment
 bù dàng dé lì unjust enrichment
 bù dàng xíng wéi misconduct
 bù jiǎn dāng nián (of one's skills, appearance etc) not to have deteriorated a bit / to be as (good, vigorous etc) as ever
 chái láng dāng dào ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom) / wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
 chī kuī shàng dàng to be taken advantage of
 dīng dīng dāng dāng (onom.) ding dong / jingling of bells / clanking sound
 fáng wèi guò dàng excessive self-defense (self-defense with excessive force)
 gǎn zuò gǎn dāng daring to act and courageous enough to take responsibility for it / a true man has the courage to accept the consequences of his actions / the buck stops here
 guǎn lǐ dāng jú Administering Authority
 háng kōng dāng jú aeronautical authority
 jì liàng dāng liàng dose equivalent
 kè dāng yī miàn to possess one-sided abilities (idiom)
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