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The Chinese word dongtian - 冬天 - dōngtiān
(winter in Chinese)







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dōngtiān

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English translation

winter

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Chinese characters  ( dongtian / dōngtiān ) with pronunciation (English translation: winter )
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冬天 ( dongtian / dōngtiān ) is composed of these characters: (dong) , (tian)
The traditional Chinese characters of dōngtiān are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Women zai dongtian dai maozi.
Wŏmen zài dōngtiān dài màozi.

 – English translation: We wear hats in the winter.

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冬天 ( dongtian / dōngtiān ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 377)
More words that mean winter in Chinese
dōng ( 冬 )

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