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The Chinese word dian - 颠 - diān
(to bump in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

diān

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English translations

to bump, to turn over, to run, crown"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, top"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, surname,
to jolt, to fall

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 颠 ( diān ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( dian / diān ) with pronunciation (English translation: to bump )
颠 ( dian / diān ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 16 strokes and therefore is of high complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to jolt  |  to reverse
 
Chinese example words containing the character 颠 ( dian / diān )
大不列颠岛 ( Dàbùlièdiān Dăo = Great Britain (Island) )
More words that mean to bump in Chinese
pèng ( 碰 )
More words that mean to turn over in Chinese
fān ( 翻 ), făn ( 反 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
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Version 5.05 / Last updated: 2016-06-02