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The Chinese word dong - 冬 - dōng
(winter in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 冬 ( dōng ) 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.

Chinese characters  ( dong / dōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: winter )
The traditional Chinese characters of dōng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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to hibernate  |  
冬 ( dong / dōng ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1341)
Chinese example words containing the character 冬 ( dong / dōng )
冬天 ( dōngtiān = winter ), 隆冬 ( lóngdōng = midwinter ), 小冬 ( Xiăo Dōng = Xiao Dong )
Other characters that are pronounced dōng in Chinese
More words that mean winter in Chinese
dōngtiān ( 冬天 )

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