Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

当 (當) dāng dàng

  1. dāng verb to be / to act as / to serve as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: (Kroll '當' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 5)
  2. dāng preposition at or in the very same / be apposite
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 4; Kroll '當' 1; NCCED 1 '当' 7)
  3. dāng preposition towards / to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
  4. dāng verb to accept / to bear / to support / to inherit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: (CED 2 '当' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 3)
  5. dāng verb to manage / to host
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: For example, 当家 'to manage a household' (CED 2 '当' 3; NCCED 1 '当' 2)
  6. dāng verb should
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 2; NCCED 1 '当' 9)
  7. dāng adjective at / contemporary
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  8. dāng verb to block
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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)
  9. dàng adjective suitable / correspond to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '當' dàng 1)
  10. 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)
  11. dàng verb to face / to be in somebody's presence
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CED 1 '当' 3; NCCED 1 '当' 6)
  12. dāng noun end
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '当' 10)
  13. dàng onomatopoeia clang / jingle
    Domain: Acoustics 声学
    Notes: (CED 3 '当'; NCCED 2 '当')

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九十五 列傳第六十五 藝術 Volume 95 Biographies 65: Arts 90
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 82
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第三 律曆下 曆法 Volume 93: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 76
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 49
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二 魏書二 文帝紀 Volume 2: Book of Wei 2 - Annals of Emperor Wen 47
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十八 魏書二十八 王毌丘諸葛鄧鍾傳 Volume 28: Book of Wei 28 - Biographies of Wang, Guanqiu, Zhuge, Deng and Zhong 47
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六 魏書六 董二袁劉傳 Volume 6: Book of Wei 6 - Biographies of Dong, the two Yuans, and Liu 47
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十四 吳書九 周瑜魯肅呂蒙傳 Volume 54: Book of Wu 9 - Biographies of Zhou Yu, Lu Su, and Lü Meng 41
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十四 魏書十四 程郭董劉蔣劉傳 Volume 14: Book of Wei 14 - Biographies of Cheng, Dong, Guo, Liu, Jiang, and Liu 41
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十三 魏書十三 鍾繇華歆王朗傳 Volume 13: Book of Wei 13 - Biographies of Zhong Yao, Hua Xin, and Wang Lang 40