当 (dànɡ): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 14, 2018

当 (Chinese PinYin: [dànɡ]; traditional Chinese:當) may mean: (1) adj. appropriate, e.g. 处理得当 (handle properly); (2) verb. be equal to, e.g. 一个人能当两个人用 (one can do as much work as two people); (3) verb. regard as, e.g. 当作手杖用 (use it as a stick); (4) verb. pawn, e.g. 房产典当 (house pawning); (5) pre. at/in/on, e.g. 当月活动 (events of the month). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions (see below).

1. How to pronounce 当?

Chinese Pinyin: [dànɡ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 当

Synonyms: 认作, 视作, 合适, 恰当,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 当.

Fixed expression: 当真 (take it seriously), 当日 / 当天 (same day), 当月 (same month), 当年 (same year), 当作 / 当成 (treat as), 当耳边风 (take no serious heed to),

Collocation: 别当真 (don’t take it seriously), 当日返回 (return on the same day), 当年投产 (put into production in the same year), 当作玩笑 (be regarded as a job),

Idioms: 安步当车 (go on foot instead of by car),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 当 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 当.

4.1 如处理得当, 这些争议不难解决。

Translation: The disputes will not be difficult to solve, if properly handled.

4.2 如果设计得当,生产和后续的现场安装将会变得简单很多

Translation: If designed properly, production and subsequent on-site installation will be made much easier.

4.3 通常,你应该在考试当天的早晨提早到达考场。

Translation: You usually arrive at the examination site in the morning of the exam.

4.4 观众笑了起来,可总统却是当真的。

Translation: The crowd laughed, but the president was serious about it.

4.5 不要在同一天读相同的章节,然后又在当天复习同一章节。

Translation: Don’t read your textbook chapter and then review it on the same day.

4.6 你就把这次出差它当作一次旅游, 好好放松一下。

Translation: You can treat this business trip as a tour, just relax yourself.

4.7 香港的当铺与西方的大不相同。

Translation: Pawnshops in Hong Kong are very different from those in the West.

4.8 He replied to her letter the same evening.

Translation: 他当晚就回复了她的信件.

5. Stroke Order

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