Meaning of 动

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(Trad.: 動)
Pinyin: dòng
English Definition: (of sth) to move; to set in movement; to displace; to touch; to make use of; to stir (emotions); to alter; abbr. for 动词 , verb
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strength) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yún ] cloud; to say, to speak
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Example Words:
运动 [ yùn dòng ]: to move; to exercise; sports; exercise; motion; movement; campaign; Classifiers:
动物 [ dòng ]: animal; Classifiers:
活动 [ huó dòng ]: to exercise; to move about; to operate; to use connections (personal influence); loose; shaky; active; movable; activity; campaign; maneuver; behavior; Classifiers:
动作 [ dòng zuò ]: movement; motion; action; Classifiers:
激动 [ dòng ]: to move emotionally; to stir up (emotions); to excite
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