dīng

  1. dīng proper noun Ding
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' n 7)
  2. dīng noun a cube; a square
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Especially cubes of food in Chinese dishes (Guoyu '丁' n 6)
  3. dīng noun fourth heavenly stem
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' n 1; Kroll 2015 '丁' 3, p. 89; Unihan '丁')
  4. dīng noun a nail; shape like a nail
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As an archaic variant of 钉 or something inthe shape of the character 丁 (Han Dian '丁' n 2; Kroll 2015 '丁' 4, p. 89)
  5. dīng noun a male adult
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' n 3; Kroll 2015 '丁' 1a, p. 89; Unihan '丁')
  6. dīng noun a servant; a worker
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 园丁 'gardener' or 家丁 'servant' (Guoyu '丁' n 5)
  7. dīng adjective robust; vigorous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '丁' 1, p. 89; Unihan '丁')
  8. dīng noun the fourth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: After 甲, 乙, and 丙 (Guoyu '丁' n 2)
  9. dīng noun a person; population
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 人 or 人口; for example, 帮丁 'helper' (Guoyu '丁' n 4)
  10. dīng verb to encounter; to suffer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: To encounter adversity or something unpleasant; for example, 丁外艰 'suffer the loss of one's father' (Guoyu '丁' v; Kroll 2015 '丁' 2, p. 89)
  11. dīng adjective very small; very little
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 极小 or 极少 (Guoyu '丁' adj 2)

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