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English Definitionto sway; to waver; to rock; to rattle; to destabilize; to pose a challenge to
Simplified Script动摇
Traditional Script動搖
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄥˋ ㄧㄠˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dung6jiu4
Word Decomposition
dòng(of something) to move; to set in movement; to displace; to touch; to make use of; to stir (emotions); to alter; abbr. for 动词, verb
yáoto shake; to rock; to row; to crank; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
动员dòngyuánto mobilize; to arouse; mobilization
动人dòngréntouching; moving
动作dòngzuòmovement; motion; action
动手dòngshǒuto set about (a task); to hit; to punch; to touch
Words With Same Tail Word    
后摇hòuyáopost-rock (music genre)
招摇zhāoyáoto act ostentatiously; to brag; to show off
横摇héngyáorolling motion (of a boat)
步摇bùyáodangling ornament worn by women
漂摇piāoyáoswaying; tottering; unstable
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