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English Definitionat or in the very same...; suitable; adequate; fitting; proper; to replace; to regard as; to think; to pawn; (coll.) to fail (a student)
See alsodāng (onom.) dong; ding dong (bell) (from traditional character )
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
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄉㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dong3
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
当做dàngzuòto treat as; to regard as; to look upon as
当天dàngtiānthe same day
当作dàngzuòto treat as; to regard as
当事dàngshìto consider as a matter of importance; to be of importance
当夜dàngyèthat very night; the same night
Words With Same Tail Word    
适当shìdàngsuitable; appropriate
上当shàngdàngtaken in (by somebody's deceit); to be fooled; to be duped
恰当qiàdàngappropriate; suitable
不当bùdàngunsuitable; improper; inappropriate
了当liǎodàngfrank; outspoken; ready; settled; in order; (old) to deal with; to handle
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