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Meaning of 盾

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Pinyin: dùn
English Definition: shield; (currency) Vietnamese dong; currency unit of several countries (Indonesian rupiah, Dutch gulden etc)
Chinese Definition:
①古代打仗时防护身体,挡住敌人刀箭等的牌:盾牌(亦喻推托的借口)。后盾。
②盾形的东西(多指硬币上的纹章):金盾。银盾。
Antonyms:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: An eye peering from behind a shield
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ chǎng ] cliff; factory, workshop; building
    • Above to below
      • [ shí ] ten, tenth; complete; perfect
      • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
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Example Words
矛盾 máo dùn contradiction; Classifiers: ; conflicting views; contradictory
后盾 hòu dùn support; backing
自相矛盾 xiāng máo dùn to contradict oneself; self-contradictory; inconsistent
盾牌 dùn pái shield; pretext; excuse
茅盾 máo dùn Mao Dun (1896-1981), Chinese novelist
More: 盾* | *盾 | *盾*
Example Sentences
1
Contradiction is universal.
2
There are many contradictions in this problem.
3
We find it hard to get along with each other.
4
She is not good at handling conflicts between both sides.
5
Professional mediators can help resolve conflicts.