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Meaning of 铛

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(Trad.: 鐺)
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ dāng ] appropriate, timely; to act, to serve; the sound of bells
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  • Pinyin: chēng

    English Definition: frying pan; griddle
    Chinese Definition:
    ①烙饼或做菜用的平底浅锅:饼铛。
    ②温器:酒铛。茶铛。

    Example Words:
    饼铛 [ bǐng chēng ]: baking pan
    鼎铛玉石 [ dǐng chēng shí ]: lit. to use a sacred tripod as cooking pot and jade as ordinary stone (idiom); fig. a waste of precious material; casting pearls before swine
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  • Pinyin: dāng

    English Definition: clank; clang; sound of metal
    Chinese Definition:
    ①同“当”。
    Example Words:
    锒铛 [ láng dāng ]: iron chains; shackles; (onom.) clank
    锒铛入狱 [ láng dāng ]: lit. to get shackled and thrown in jail (idiom); fig. to be put behind bars; to get jailed
    铛铛 [ dāng dāng ]: (onom.) clang; clank of metal; sound of striking a gong
    铛铛车 [ dāng dāng chē ]: (coll.) tram, especially Beijing trams during period of operation 1924-1956; also written 当当车
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