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Meaning of 蕩

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(Simplified: 荡)
Pinyin: dàng
English Definition: to wash; to squander; to sweep away; to move; to shake; dissolute; pond
Chinese Definition:
①清除,弄光:蕩平。掃蕩。蕩除。傾家蕩產。
②洗滌:洗盪。滌盪。盪口(漱口)。
③搖動:搖盪。盪漾。蕩槳。
④行爲不檢,不受約束:蕩逸。放蕩。浪蕩。蕩子。蕩婦。狂蕩。蕩檢逾閑。
⑤四處走動:遊蕩。逛蕩。
⑥廣大平坦的樣子:浩蕩。
⑦淺水湖:蘆花蕩。
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Ideographic: Hot water wiping out plant life ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ tāng ] soup, gravy, broth; hot water
Similar Characters:
Example Words
蕩蕩 dàng dàng fluttering
盪漾 dàng yàng to ripple; to undulate; also written 荡漾
More: 蕩* | *蕩 | *蕩*
Example Sentences
1
The small boat drifts on the river.
2
Their boat is floating on the sea.
3
Clouds drift in the sky.
4
The sound of his footsteps echoed in the hallway.
5
The sky is empty, without a single cloud.