(dīng)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. male adult
  2. robust
  3. cubes (of food)
  4. T-shaped (4th Heavenly Stem)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • dīng > ding1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
阿伯丁 Ā bó dīng Aberdeen (city on east coast of Scotland)
吖丁啶 ā dīng dìng azetidine (chemistry) (loanword)
阿拉丁 Ā lā dīng Aladdin, character in one of the tales in the The Book of One Thousand and One Nights
阿斯顿·马丁 Ā sī dùn · Mǎ dīng Aston Martin
爱丁堡 Aì dīng bǎo Edinburgh, capital of Scotland
艾丁湖 Aì dīng Hú Ayding Lake (Aydingkol) in Xinjiang
奥丁 Aò dīng Odin (god in Norse mythology)
奥丁谐振器 Aò dīng xié zhèn qì Oudin coil/Oudin resonator
奥斯丁 Aò sī dīng Austin or Austen (name)/Austin, Texas/also written 奧斯汀
鲍罗丁 Bào luó dīng Borodin (name)/Alexander Borodin (1833-1887), Russian chemist and composer
补丁 bǔ ding patch (for mending clothes, tires etc)/(software) patch
布丁 bù dīng pudding (loanword)
不识一丁 bù shí yī dīng total illiterate/unable to read the simplest characters
不知丁董 bù zhī Dīng Dǒng forgetting the fate of Ding and Dong (idiom)/unheeding the lessons of the past
成丁 chéng dīng (of a male) to come of age/an adult male
但丁 Dàn dīng Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Italian poet, author of the Divine Comedy 神曲
丁宠家庭 dīng chǒng jiā tíng double income family who have pets rather than children (see also 丁克[dīng kè])
丁丑 dīng chǒu fourteenth year D2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1997 or 2057
丁醇 dīng chún butanol/butyl alcohol C4H9OH
丁点 dīng diǎn tiny bit
丁鲷 dīng diāo tench
丁丁 Dīng dīng Tintin, cartoon character
丁丁炒面 dīng dīng chǎo miàn chopped fried noodles
丁冬 dīng dōng (onom.) ding dong/jingling of bells/clanking sound
丁二醇 dīng èr chún butyl glycol
丁二烯 dīng èr xī butadiene C4H6/biethylene
丁夫 dīng fū (in ancient times) a man old enough for corvée or military service
丁骨牛排 dīng gǔ niú pái T-bone steak
丁鱥 dīng guì tench (Tinca tinca)
丁亥 dīng hài twenty-fourth year D12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2007 or 2067
丁基 Dīng Jī Ding Ji (1917-1944), real name Li Baicen 李百岑, journalist based in Yanan, martyr of the revolution
丁基 dīng jī butyl group (chemistry)
丁加奴 Dīng jiā nú Terengganu, northeast state of mainland Malaysia
丁艰 dīng jiān (literary) to be in mourning after the death of a parent
丁克 dīng kè Dual Income, No Kids (DINK) (loanword)
丁客 dīng kè see 丁克[dīng kè]
丁磊 Dīng Lěi Ding Lei (1971-), founder and CEO of NetEase 網易|网易[Wǎng yì]
丁玲 Dīng Líng Ding Ling (1904-1986), female novelist, author of novel The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River 太陽照在桑乾河上|太阳照在桑干河上, attacked during the 1950s as anti-Party
丁零当啷 dīng ling dāng lāng ding-a-ling/(onom.) for sound of bell
丁卯 dīng mǎo fourth year D4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1987 or 2047
丁卯胡乱 Dīng mǎo Hú luàn first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)
丁卯战争 Dīng mǎo Zhàn zhēng first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)
丁内酯 dīng nèi zhǐ butyrolactone
丁宁 dīng níng variant of 叮嚀|叮咛[dīng níng]
丁青 Dīng qīng Dêngqên county, Tibetan: Steng chen rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区[Chāng dū dì qū], Tibet
丁青县 Dīng qīng xiàn Dêngqên county, Tibetan: Steng chen rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区[Chāng dū dì qū], Tibet
丁醛 dīng quán butyraldehyde/butanal
丁汝昌 Dīng Rǔ chāng Ding Ruchang (1836-1895), commander of the Qing North China Navy
丁是丁,卯是卯 dīng shì dīng, mǎo shì mǎo lit. to keep ding (the fourth heavenly stem) distinct from mao (the fourth earthly branch) (idiom)/fig. meticulous/conscientious/unambiguous
丁巳 dīng sì fifty-fourth year D6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1977 or 2037
丁巳复辟 Dīng sì Fù bì Manchu Restoration of 1917, see 張勳復辟|张勋复辟[Zhāng Xūn Fù bì]
丁糖 dīng táng tetrose (CH2O)4, monosaccharide with four carbon atoms
丁烷 dīng wán butane
丁未 dīng wèi forty-fourth year D8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1967 or 2027
丁韪良 Dīng Wěi liáng William A.P. Martin (1827-1916), American missionary who lived 62 years in China between 1850 and 1916, and helped found many Chinese colleges, first president of Peking University
丁烯 dīng xī butene or butylene C4H8
丁香 dīng xiāng lilac (Syringia vulgaris)/clove (Eugenia aromatica)
丁型肝炎 dīng xíng gān yán hepatitis D
丁忧 dīng yōu (literary) to be in mourning after the death of a parent
丁酉 dīng yǒu thirty-fourth year D10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1957 or 2017
丁肇中 Dīng Zhào zhōng Samuel C. C. Ting (1936-), American physicist, 1976 Nobel Prize laureate in physics
丁字 dīng zì T-shaped
丁字步 dīng zì bù T-step (basic dance position, with the feet forming a T shape)
丁字尺 dīng zì chǐ T-square/set square (carpenter's tool)
丁字镐 dīng zì gǎo hammer pick
丁字街 dīng zì jiē T-junction
丁字裤 dīng zì kù thong (underwear)
丁字梁 dīng zì liáng T-girder
杜冷丁 dù lěng dīng (medicine) dolantin (loanword)/pethidine
二丁醚 èr dīng mí dibutyl ether
凡尔丁 fán ěr dīng valitin (plain wool fabric) (loanword)
非拉丁字符 fēi Lā dīng zì fú non-Latin characters
付之丙丁 fù zhī bǐng dīng to burn down (idiom)
宫保鸡丁 gōng bǎo jī dīng Kung Pao Chicken/spicy diced chicken
宫爆鸡丁 gōng bào jī dīng gong bao chicken/spicy diced chicken
宫爆肉丁 gōng bào ròu dīng stir-fried diced pork
孤苦零丁 gū kǔ líng dīng variant of 孤苦伶仃[gū kǔ líng dīng]
瓜拉丁加奴 Guā lā Dīng jiā nú Kuala Terengganu, capital of Terengganu state, Malaysia
杭丁顿舞蹈症 Háng dīng dùn wǔ dǎo zhèng Huntington's disease
贺普丁 Hè pǔ dīng Chinese brand name of Lamivudine 拉米夫定[Lā mǐ fū dìng]
荷属圣马丁 Hé shǔ Shèng mǎ dīng Sint Maarten, island country in the Caribbean
亨丁顿舞蹈症 Hēng dīng dùn wǔ dào zhèng Huntington's disease
几丁 jī dīng chitin
鸡丁 jī dīng diced chicken meat
几丁质 jī dīng zhì chitin
家丁 jiā dīng (old) servant hired to keep guard, run errands etc
君士坦丁堡 Jūn shì tǎn dīng bǎo Constantinople, capital of Byzantium
卡丁车 kǎ dīng chē kart racing
卡尼丁 kǎ ní dīng carnitine (loanword) (biochemistry)
垦丁 Kěn dīng Kenting, a national park on the southern tip of Taiwan, popular as a tourist destination (abbr. for 墾丁國家公園|垦丁国家公园[Kěn dīng Guó jiā Gōng yuán])
垦丁国家公园 Kěn dīng Guó jiā Gōng yuán Kenting National Park on the Hengchun Peninsula 恆春半島|恒春半岛[Héng chūn Bàn dǎo], Pingtung county, south Taiwan
拉丁 lā dīng Latin/(in former times) to press-gang/to kidnap and force people into service
拉丁方块 Lā dīng fāng kuài Latin square (math. puzzle)
拉丁化 Lā dīng huà romanization
拉丁美洲 Lā dīng Měi zhōu Latin America
拉丁文 Lā dīng wén Latin (language)
拉丁文字 Lā dīng wén zì the alphabet/latin letters
拉丁舞 Lā dīng wǔ Latin dance
拉丁语 Lā dīng yǔ Latin (language)
拉丁字母 Lā dīng zì mǔ Latin alphabet
蓝丁胶 Lán dīng jiāo Blu-tack (brand)
冷不丁 lěng bu dīng suddenly/by surprise
零丁 líng dīng variant of 伶仃[líng dīng]
柳丁 liǔ dīng orange (fruit) (Tw)
柳丁氨醇 liǔ dīng ān chún albuterol (also known as proventil, salbutamol, ventolin), an asthma drug
氯丁橡胶 lǜ dīng xiàng jiāo neoprene
马丁 Mǎ dīng Martin (name)
马丁·路德 Mǎ dīng · Lù dé Martin Luther (1483-1546), key figure of the Protestant Reformation
马丁·路德·金 Mǎ dīng · Lù dé · Jīn Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), American clergyman and civil rights activist
马丁炉 Mǎ dīng lú Martin furnace/open hearth furnace/open hearth
马丁尼 mǎ dīng ní martini (loanword)
猛丁 měng dīng suddenly
目不识丁 mù bù shí dīng lit. the eye cannot recognize the letter T (idiom)/totally illiterate
男丁 nán dīng adult male
尼古丁 ní gǔ dīng nicotine (loanword)
诺丁汉 Nuò dīng hàn Nottingham (city in England)
诺丁汉郡 Nuò dīng hàn jùn Nottinghamshire (English county)
普丁 Pǔ dīng (Tw) Vladimir Putin (1952-), president of Russia
旗丁 qí dīng Manchurian foot soldier
齐内丁·齐达内 Qí nèi dīng · Qí dá nèi Zinedine Zidane (Zizou), a past French soccer player
羟基丁酸 qiǎng jī dīng suān gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid, GHB
人丁 rén dīng number of people in a family/population/(old) adult males/male servants
肉丁 ròu dīng diced meat
撒丁岛 Sā dīng Dǎo Sardinia
萨丁尼亚岛 Sà dīng ní yà Dǎo Sardinia
萨拉丁 Sà lā dīng Saladin (c. 1138-1193)
色丁 sè dīng satin (textile) (loanword)
沙丁胺醇 shā dīng àn chún salbutamol (a beta 2 agonist used in treating asthma)/also known as albuterol, proventil and ventolin
沙丁鱼 shā dīng yú sardine (loanword)
圣奥古斯丁 Shèng ào gǔ sī dīng St Augustine/Aurelius Augustinus (354-430), theologian and Christian philosopher/Sankt Augustin, suburb of Beuel, Bonn, Germany
圣文森和格林纳丁 Shèng wén sēn hé Gé lín nà dīng St Vincent and Grenadines, Caribbean island in Lesser Antilles
圣文森及格瑞那丁 Shèng wén sēn jí Gé ruì nà dīng Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Tw)
圣文森特和格林纳丁斯 Shèng wén sēn tè hé Gé lín nà dīng sī Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
添丁 tiān dīng to add a son to the family
团丁 tuán dīng (old) member of local militia
武丁 Wǔ Dīng Wu Ding (c. 14th century BC), legendary founder and wise ruler of Shang dynasty
新丁 xīn dīng new addition to a family (i.e. a birth)/a boy who has just come of age/(in a job etc) newcomer/novice
亚丁 Yà dīng Aden
亚丁湾 Yà dīng Wān Gulf of Aden
腰果鸡丁 yāo guǒ jī dīng chicken with cashew nuts
异丁苯丙酸 Yì dīng běn bǐng suān Ibuprofen or Nurofen/nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), trade names Advil, Motrin, Nuprin etc, used as analgesic and antipyretic, e.g. for arthritis sufferers/also called 布洛芬
一丁不识 yī dīng bù shí illiterate/ignorant
一丁点 yī dīng diǎn a tiny bit/a wee bit
异丁烷 yì dīng wán isobutane
园丁 yuán dīng gardener
扎马剌丁 Zā mǎ lá dīng Jamal al-Din ibn Muhammad al-Najjari (13th century), famous Persian astronomer and scholar who served Khubilai Khan 忽必烈 from c. 1260
扎马鲁丁 Zā mǎ lǔ dīng see 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁[Zā mǎ lá dīng]
札马剌丁 Zhá mǎ lá dīng see 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁[Zā mǎ lá dīng]
札马鲁丁 Zhá mǎ lǔ dīng see 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁[Zā mǎ lá dīng]
正丁醚 zhèng dīng mí butyl ether
丁丁 zhēng zhēng sound of chopping wood, chess pieces hitting the board etc
壮丁 zhuàng dīng able-bodied man (capable of fighting in a war)
紫丁香 zǐ dīng xiāng lilac
紫花地丁 zǐ huā dì dīng Chinese violet (Viola mandsurica)

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