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灯 dēng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

灯 (dēng) English Meaning

  • lamp
  • light
  • lantern

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhǎn)

Sample Sentences

  • 灯亮着。
    Dēngliàngzhe.
    The light is on.
  • 灯由红变绿。
    Dēng yóu hóng biàn lǜ.
    The light changed from red to green.
  • 等到灯变为绿色。
    Děngdào dēng biàn wèi lǜsè.
    Wait until the light changes to green.
  • 灯发出暗淡的光。
    Dēng fāchū àndàn de guāng.
    The lamp threw out a dim light.
  • 所有的灯都熄灭了。
    Suǒyǒu de dēng dōu xímièle.
    All the light went out.
  • 我买了一盏古老的灯。
    Wǒ mǎile yī zhǎn gǔlǎo de dēng.
    I bought an ancient lamp.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 deng
• 火 (huǒ): fire
• 丁 (dīng): fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干(shí tiān gān); fourth in order; letter ‘D’ or roman ‘IV’ in list ‘A, B, C’, or ‘I, II, III’, etc.; butyl; cubes (of food)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 灯

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HSK 6 Word List

  • 灯笼(dēng lóng): lantern
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