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灯笼
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English Definitionlantern
Simplified Script灯笼
Traditional Script燈籠
Pinyindēnglóng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄥ ㄌㄨㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dang1lung4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
dēnglamp; light; lantern
lóngbasket; cage; flat bamboo basket used to serve dimsum 点心

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Words With Same Head Word    
灯火dēnghuǒlights
灯光dēngguāng(stage) lighting; light
灯泡dēngpàolight bulb; see also 电灯泡; third-wheel or unwanted third party spoiling a couple's date (slang)
灯塔dēngtǎlighthouse
灯心dēngxīnlampwick
Words With Same Tail Word    
出笼chūlóngjust out of the steamer basket 蒸笼to appear (of products, publications, sometimes derog., "lots of shoddy material is appearing nowadays")
回笼huílóngto steam again; to rewarm food in a bamboo steamer; to withdraw currency from circulation
樊笼fánlóngbird cage; (fig.) prison; confinement
气笼qìlóngair pipe; bamboo air pipe used to aerate granary
渔笼yúlóngfishing pot (trap)
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