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English Definitionto rage; to dash; to surge; also written 激荡
See alsojīdàng to rage; to dash; to surge (from traditional character 激盪)
Simplified Script激荡
Traditional Script激蕩
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄉㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gik1dong6
Word Decomposition
to arouse; to incite; to excite; to stimulate; sharp; fierce; violent
dàngto wash; to squander; to sweep away; to move; to shake; dissolute; pond

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
激烈jīlièintense; acute; fierce
激动jīdòngto move emotionally; to stir up (emotions); to excite
激励jīlìto encourage; to urge; motivation; incentive
激情jīqíngpassion; fervor; enthusiasm; strong emotion
Words With Same Tail Word    
动荡dòngdàngunrest (social or political); turmoil; upheaval; commotion
放荡fàngdàngunconventional; licentious; wanton; easy in one's morals
震荡zhèndàngto vibrate; to shake; to shudder
浩浩荡荡hàohào dàngdànggrandiose; majestic
冶荡yědànglewd; lascivious
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