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English Definitionto understand; to know; to comprehend
Simplified Script懂得
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄥˇ ㄉㄜ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)dung2dak1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
dǒngto understand; to comprehend
to obtain; to get; to gain; to catch (a disease); proper; suitable; proud; contented; to allow; to permit; ready; finished

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
懂事dǒngshìsensible; thoughtful; intelligent
懂局dǒngjúto know the business; to know the ropes; in the know; to know one's onions; professional; au fait
懂眼dǒngyǎn(coll.) to know the ropes; an expert
懂行dǒnghángto know the ropes
懂了dǒngleto understand
Words With Same Tail Word    
觉得juédeto think; to feel
值得zhídeto be worth; to deserve
显得xiǎndeto seem; to look; to appear
晓得xiǎodeto know
记得jìdeto remember
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