(dòng)

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Meaning

  1. cave
  2. hole

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
空洞 kōngdòng empty/hollow/vacuous/devoid of content
凹洞 āo dòng cavity/pit
白洞 bái dòng white hole (cosmology)
别有洞天 bié yǒu dòng tiān place of charm and beauty/scenery of exceptional charm/completely different world
冰洞 bīng dòng hole in ice/crevasse
柏孜克里克千佛洞 Bó zī kè lǐ kè Qiān fó dòng the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, in the Turpan Basin, Xinjiang
虫洞 chóng dòng worm-hole (in cosmology and science fiction)
穿洞 chuān dòng pierce
大地洞 dà dì dòng cavern
打洞 dǎ dòng to punch a hole/to drill a hole/to dig a hole/to burrow
大浦洞 Dà pǔ dòng Taepodong, North Korean rocket series
地洞 dì dòng tunnel/cave/burrow/dugout
电洞 diàn dòng electron hole (physics)
洞察 dòng chá to see clearly
洞察力 dòng chá lì insight
洞察一切 dòng chá yī qiè to see everything clearly
洞穿 dòng chuān to penetrate/to pierce/to see clearly/to have an insight into
洞洞鞋 dòng dòng xié Crocs shoes (or any similar shoe)
洞房 dòng fáng secret inner room/bridal room
洞房花烛 dòng fáng huā zhú bridal room and ornamented candles/wedding festivities (idiom)
洞房花烛夜 dòng fáng huā zhú yè wedding night
洞府 dòng fǔ cave dwelling/legendary abode of immortals
洞见 dòng jiàn insight/to see clearly
洞鉴 dòng jiàn to examine deeply/to inspect closely
洞开 dòng kāi to be wide open
洞孔 dòng kǒng hole
洞口 Dòng kǒu Dongkou county in Shaoyang 邵陽|邵阳[Shào yáng], Hunan
洞口 dòng kǒu cave mouth/tunnel entrance
洞口县 Dòng kǒu xiàn Dongkou county in Shaoyang 邵陽|邵阳[Shào yáng], Hunan
洞窟 dòng kū a cave
洞若观火 dòng ruò guān huǒ lit. to see sth as clearly as one sees a blazing fire (idiom)/fig. to grasp the situation thoroughly
洞天 dòng tiān paradise/heavenly or beautiful place/fairyland
洞庭湖 Dòng tíng Hú Dongting Lake in northeast Hunan province
洞头 Dòng tóu Dontou county in Wenzhou 溫州|温州[Wēn zhōu], Zhejiang
洞头县 Dòng tóu xiàn Dontou county in Wenzhou 溫州|温州[Wēn zhōu], Zhejiang
洞悉 dòng xī to clearly understand
洞泄 dòng xiè lienteric diarrhea (TCM)
洞穴 dòng xué cave/cavern
洞螈 dòng yuán olm (Proteus anguinus)
洞子 dòng zi cave/pit/(coll.) greenhouse
耳洞 ěr dòng pierced ear
防空洞 fáng kōng dòng air-raid shelter
风洞 fēng dòng wind tunnel
狗咬吕洞宾,不识好人心 gǒu yǎo Lǚ Dòng bīn, bù shí hǎo rén xīn a dog biting Lü Dongbin (idiom)/to ill reward a person's kindness
涵洞 hán dòng culvert
函洞 hán dòng variant of 涵洞[hán dòng]
黑洞 hēi dòng (astronomy) black hole
黑洞洞 hēi dòng dòng pitch-dark
洪洞 Hóng tóng Hongtong county in Linfen 臨汾|临汾[Lín fén], Shanxi
洪洞县 Hóng tóng xiàn Hongtong county in Linfen 臨汾|临汾[Lín fén], Shanxi
开脑洞 kāi nǎo dòng to blow people's minds with highly imaginative, bizarre ideas
克孜尔千佛洞 Kè zī ěr qiān fó dòng Kezil thousand-Buddha grotto in Baicheng 拜城, Aksu 阿克蘇地區|阿克苏地区, Xinjiang
坑洞 kēng dòng hole/pit/pothole
空洞 kōng dòng cavity/empty/vacuous
孔洞 kǒng dòng small hole in an object
空洞洞 kōng dòng dòng empty/deserted
空洞无物 kōng dòng wú wù empty cave, nothing there (idiom)/devoid of substance/nothing new to show
空空洞洞 kōng kōng dòng dòng empty/hollow/lacking in substance
库木吐拉千佛洞 Kù mù tǔ lā qiān fó dòng Kumutula thousand-Buddha grotto in Kuqa, Xinjiang
老鼠洞 lǎo shǔ dòng mouse hole
零日漏洞 líng rì lòu dòng zero-day vulnerability (computing)
龙洞 lóng dòng cave/natural cavern (in limestone)
漏洞 lòu dòng leak/hole/gap/loophole
漏洞百出 lòu dòng bǎi chū (of an argument, theory etc) full of flaws (idiom)
芦洞 Lú dòng Rodong or Nodong, series of North Korean medium-range missiles
吕洞宾 Lǚ Dòng bīn Lü Dongbin (796-), Tang Dynasty scholar, one of the Eight Immortals 八仙[Bā xiān]
门洞 mén dòng passageway/archway
脑洞大开 nǎo dòng dà kāi imaginative/to have one's mind buzzing with ideas
闹洞房 nào dòng fáng disturbing the privacy of bridal room (Chinese custom where guests banter with and play pranks on the newlyweds)
破洞 pò dòng a hole
千佛洞 qiān fó dòng Buddhist grottos
龋洞 qǔ dòng hole due to dental caries
人字洞 Rén zì dòng Renzidong palaeolithic archaeological site at Fanchang 繁昌[Fán chāng], Anhui
溶洞 róng dòng karst cave
山洞 shān dòng cavern/cave
石洞 shí dòng cave/cavern
水帘洞 shuǐ lián dòng cave with a waterfall at its mouth
隧洞 suì dòng tunnel
挖洞 wā dòng to dig a hole
无底洞 wú dǐ dòng bottomless pit
小洞不补大洞吃苦 xiǎo dòng bù bǔ dà dòng chī kǔ A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom)/a stitch in time saves nine
小洞不堵沉大船 xiǎo dòng bù dǔ chén dà chuán A small hole not plugged will sink a great ship.
小洞不堵,大洞吃苦 xiǎo dòng bù dǔ, dà dòng chī kǔ a small hole not plugged will give you grief when it gets bigger (idiom)/a stitch in time saves nine
小洞不堵,大洞难补 xiǎo dòng bù dǔ, dà dòng nán bǔ If you don't plug the small hole, the big hole will be hard to repair (idiom)/A stitch in time saves nine.
小洞不堵,大洞受苦 xiǎo dòng bù dǔ, dà dòng shòu kǔ A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom)/A stitch in time saves nine.
小岩洞 xiǎo yán dòng grotto
窑洞 yáo dòng yaodong (a kind of cave dwelling in the Loess Plateau in northwest China)/CL:孔[kǒng]
钥匙洞孔 yào shi dòng kǒng keyhole
一杆进洞 yī gān jìn dòng (golf) hole in one
一击入洞 yī jī rù dòng hole in one (golf)
引蛇出洞 yǐn shé chū dòng lit. to pull a snake from its hole/to expose a malefactor (idiom)
藏经洞 zàng jīng dòng cave holding scripture depository, part of Mogao cave complex 莫高窟, Dunhuang 敦煌
张之洞 Zhāng Zhī dòng Zhang Zhidong (1837-1909), prominent politician in late Qing
钻洞 zuān dòng to bore/to burrow/to crawl through a tunnel

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