当 (當) dàng dāng

  1. dāng verb to be / to act as / to serve as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll '當' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 5)
  2. dāng preposition at or in the very same / be apposite
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 4; Kroll '當' 1; NCCED 1 '当' 7)
  3. dāng onomatopoeia dang
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Acoustics 声学
    Notes: As in the sound of a bell
  4. dāng preposition towards / to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
  5. dāng verb to accept / to bear / to support / to inherit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '当' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 3)
  6. dāng verb to manage / to host
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 当家 'to manage a household' (CED 2 '当' 3; NCCED 1 '当' 2)
  7. dāng verb should
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 9)
  8. dāng adjective at / contemporary
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  9. dāng verb to block
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense, 当 is a function word that expresses simultaneity (NCCED 1 '当' 4; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 160). For example, 當在宋也 'When I was in Song' (Mengzi: 4.3/20/18, translation by Legge)
  10. dàng adjective suitable / correspond to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '當' dàng 1)
  11. dàng verb to be equal
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 1; NCCED 1 '当' 1)
  12. dàng verb to face / to be in somebody's presence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 3; NCCED 1 '当' 6)
  13. dāng noun end
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '当' 10)
  14. dàng onomatopoeia clang / jingle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Acoustics 声学
    Notes: (CED 3 '当'; NCCED 2 '当')

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