(duān)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. end
  2. beginning
  3. extremity
  4. carry holding something from the sides

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Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
弊端 bìduān malpractice/abuse/corrupt practice
端午节 Duānwǔ Jié Dragon Boat Festival
端正 duānzhèng upright/regular/proper/correct
尖端 jiānduān highest peak/the tip/sharp pointed end/most advanced and sophisticated
极端 jíduān extreme
争端 zhēngduān dispute/controversy/conflict
百端待举 bǎi duān dài jǔ a thousand things remain to be done (idiom)/numerous tasks remain to be undertaken
白嘴端凤头燕鸥 bái zuǐ duān fèng tóu yàn ōu (bird species of China) sandwich tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
报端 bào duān in the newspaper(s)
北端 běi duān northern extremity
弊端 bì duān malpractice/abuse/corrupt practice
变化多端 biàn huà duō duān changeable/changing/varied/full of changes
不端 bù duān improper/dishonorable
不可端倪 bù kě duān ní impossible to get even an outline (idiom)/unfathomable/not a clue
川端康成 Chuān duān Kāng chéng Kawabata Yasunari, Japanese literature Nobel laureate
单端孢霉烯类毒素 dān duān bāo méi xī lèi dú sù trichothecenes (TS, T-2)
单端孢霉烯类毒素中毒症 dān duān bāo méi xī lèi dú sù zhōng dú zhèng trichothecenes toxicosis
低端 dī duān low-end
底端 dǐ duān bottom/bottom side/end part
低端人口 dī duān rén kǒu low-paid workers in industries that offer jobs for the unskilled/derogatory-sounding abbr. for 低端產業從業人口|低端产业从业人口
顶端 dǐng duān summit/peak
端菜 duān cài to serve food
端到端加密 duān dào duān jiā mì end-to-end encryption
端的 duān dì really/after all/details/particulars
端点 duān diǎn starting point or ending point (in stories etc)/end point (math)
端饭 duān fàn to serve (food)
端方 duān fāng upright/honest/proper/correct
端架子 duān jià zi to put on airs
端口 duān kǒu interface/port
端赖 duān lài to depend ultimately on (Tw)/absolutely reliant on
端粒 duān lì telomere, a protective DNA cap on a chromosome
端粒酶 duān lì méi telomerase
端面 duān miàn end face/end surface of a cylindrical object
端木 Duān mù two-character surname Duanmu
端木赐 Duān mù Cì Duanmu Ci (520 BC-446 BC), disciple of Confucius, also known as Zi Gong 子貢|子贡[Zǐ Gòng]
端倪 duān ní boundary/clue/indication/to obtain clues/to infer
端尿 duān niào to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she urinates
端然 duān rán upright/finally/unexpectedly
端上 duān shàng to serve (food, tea etc)
端屎 duān shǐ to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she defecates
端五 Duān wǔ variant of 端午[Duān wǔ]
端午 Duān wǔ see 端午節|端午节[Duān wǔ jié]
端午节 Duān wǔ jié Dragon Boat Festival (5th day of the 5th lunar month)
端系统 duān xì tǒng end system
端线 duān xiàn end line/baseline (sports)
端详 duān xiáng full details/full particulars
端详 duān xiang to look over carefully/to scrutinize
端绪 duān xù start and development/thread (of a story)/general outline/clue
端砚 Duān yàn high-quality ink stonemade in Duanxi and Guangdong
端阳节 Duān yáng jié see 端午節|端午节[Duān wǔ jié]
端站 duān zhàn end station
端正 duān zhèng upright/regular/proper/correct
端州 Duān zhōu Duanzhou district of Zhaoqing city 肇慶市|肇庆市[Zhào qìng shì], Guangdong
端州区 Duān zhōu qū Duanzhou district of Zhaoqing city 肇慶市|肇庆市[Zhào qìng shì], Guangdong
端庄 duān zhuāng dignified/composed
端子 duān zi terminal (electronics)
端坐 duān zuò to sit upright
多端 duō duān multifarious/multifold/many and varied/multiport/multistation/multiterminal
多端中继器 duō duān zhōng jì qì multiport repeater
发端 fā duān beginning/origin/to originate/to initiate
高端 gāo duān high-end
钩端螺旋体病 gōu duān luó xuán tǐ bìng leptospirosis
故作端庄 gù zuò duān zhuāng artificial show of seriousness/to pretend to be solemn
鬼计多端 guǐ jì duō duān full of devilish tricks and cunning stratagems (idiom)/sly/crafty/malicious
诡计多端 guǐ jì duō duān deceitful in many ways (idiom)/wily and mischievous/full of craft and cunning
海端 Hǎi duān Haiduan or Haituan township in Taitung County 臺東縣|台东县[Tái dōng Xiàn], southeast Taiwan
海端乡 Hǎi duān xiāng Haiduan or Haituan township in Taitung County 臺東縣|台东县[Tái dōng Xiàn], southeast Taiwan
好端端 hǎo duān duān perfectly all right/without rhyme or reason
黑嘴端凤头燕鸥 hēi zuǐ duān fèng tóu yàn ōu (bird species of China) Chinese crested tern (Thalasseus bernsteini)
后端 hòu duān backend (computing)
极端 jí duān extreme
极端分子 jí duān fèn zǐ extremist
极端主义 jí duān zhǔ yì extremism
尖端 jiān duān sharp pointed end/the tip/the cusp/tip-top/most advanced and sophisticated/highest peak/the best
交换端 jiāo huàn duān switched port
借端 jiè duān to use as pretext
解决争端 jiě jué zhēng duān to settle a dispute
近端胞浆 jìn duān bāo jiāng proximal cytoplasm
开端 kāi duān start/beginning
客户端 kè hù duān client (computing)
连锅端 lián guō duān to take even the cooking pots (idiom)/to clean out/to wipe out
两端 liǎng duān both ends (of a stick etc)/two extremes
甪端 Lù duān Luduan, mythical Chinese beast able to detect the truth
盲端 máng duān cecum (start of the colon, linking it to small intestine)
眉端 méi duān tip of the eyebrows/top margin on a page
每端口价格 měi duān kǒu jià gé price per port
末端 mò duān tip/extremity
南端 nán duān southern end or extremity
前端 qián duān front/front end/forward part of sth
前端总线 qián duān zǒng xiàn (computing) front-side bus (FSB)
全端工程师 quán duān gōng chéng shī full-stack developer (computing)
事端 shì duān disturbance/incident
首鼠两端 shǒu shǔ liǎng duān (idiom) to hesitate/to remain undecided
台端 tái duān you (in a formal letter)
无端 wú duān for no reason at all
无端端 wú duān duān for no reason
五官端正 wǔ guān duān zhèng to have regular features
舞水端里 Wǔ shuǐ duān lǐ Musudan-ri, North Korean rocket launch site in North Hamgyeong Province 咸鏡北道|咸镜北道[Xián jìng běi dào]
西端 xī duān western extremity
衅端 xìn duān pretext for a dispute
巡回分析端口 xún huí fēn xī duān kǒu Roving Analysis Port/RAP
哑终端 yǎ zhōng duān dumb terminal
要端 yào duān the main points
异端 yì duān heresy
异端者 yì duān zhě a heretic
一锅端 yī guō duān see 連鍋端|连锅端[lián guō duān]
一窥端倪 yī kuī duān ní to infer easily/to guess at a glance/to get a clue
以太网络端口 yǐ tài wǎng luò duān kǒu Ethernet port
一碗水端平 yī wǎn shuǐ duān píng lit. to hold a bowl of water level (idiom)/fig. to be impartial
用户端设备 yòng hù duān shè bèi customer premise equipment/CPE
远端 yuǎn duān far end/remote end/remote/distant
远端胞浆 yuǎn duān bāo jiāng distal cytoplasm
远端转移 yuǎn duān zhuǎn yí metastasis
云端 yún duān fig. high in the clouds/(in the) cloud (computing)
张择端 Zhāng Zé duān Zhang Zeduan (1085-1145), Song dynasty painter
肇端 zhào duān the starting point
争端 zhēng duān dispute/controversy/conflict
中低端 zhōng dī duān mid-to-low-range
终端 zhōng duān end/terminal
终端机 zhōng duān jī terminal
终端用户 zhōng duān yòng hù end user

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