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动作 dòng zuò: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

动作 (dòng zuò) English Meaning

  • movement
  • motion
  • action

Traditional Characters:  動作

作 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

作 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 急速行动或动作的快速性。
    Jísù xíngdòng huò dòngzuò de kuàisù xìng.
    A quickness of action or motion.
  • 惊跳受到惊吓的反应或动作。
    Jīng tiào shòudào jīngxià de fǎnyìng huò dòngzuò.
    A startled reaction or movement.
  • 转折点阴谋或戏剧化动作的转折点。
    Zhuǎnzhédiǎn yīnmóu huò xìjù huà dòngzuò de zhuǎnzhédiǎn.
    The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
  • 影片中的声音必须与动作配合一致。
    yǐngpiàn zhōng de shēngyīn bìxū yǔ dòngzuò pèihé yīzhì.
    The sound on a film must synchronize with the action.
  • 驾驶员采取规避动作以免与敌机相撞。
    Jiàshǐ yuán cǎiqǔ guībì dòngzuò yǐmiǎn yǔ dí jī xiāng zhuàng.
    The pilot took evasive action to avoid a collision with an enemy aircraft.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

动 (dòng): (of something) to move; to set in movement; to displace; to touch; to make use of; to stir (emotions); to alter; abbreviation for 動詞|动词(dòng cí), verb

  •  (yún): cloud; CL:(duǒ)
  •  (lì): force

作 (zuò): to do; to grow; to write or compose; to pretend; to regard as; to feel; writings or works

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 乍 (zhà): at first; suddenly; abruptly; to spread; (of hair) to stand on end; bristling

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 动

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 动画片(dòng huà piān):  cartoon; animation
  • 劳动(láo dòng):  physical labor; work; toil; CL:  次(cì)
  • 生动(shēng dòng):  vivid; lively
  • 行动(xíng dòng):  action; to move; operation; mobile; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 移动(yí dòng):  to move; movement; migration; mobile; portable
  • 振动(zhèn dòng):  vibration
  • 主动(zhǔdòng):  to take the initiative; to do something of one’s own accord; active; opposite:  passive被被动(bèi dòng); drive (of gears and shafts, etc.)
  • 自动(zì dòng):  automatic; voluntarily

HSK 6 Word List

  • 被动(bèi dòng):  passive (not taking initiative)
  • 冲动(chōng dòng):  impetus; impulse; emotional impulse; impulsive
  • 调动(diào dòng):  to transfer; to maneuver (troops, etc.)
  • 动荡(dòng dàng):  unrest (social or political); turmoil; upheaval; commotion
  • 动机(dòng jī):  motor; locomotive; motive; motivation; intention
  • 动静(dòng jìng):  sound of activity or people talking; news of activity
  • 动力(dòng lì):  power; motion; propulsion; force
  • 动脉(dòng mài):  artery
  • 动身(dòng shēn):  go on a journey; leave
  • 动手(dòng shǒu):  to hit with hands or fists; to start work; to touch
  • 动态(dòng tài):  development; trend; dynamic state; movement; moving
  • 动员(dòng yuán):  mobilize; arouse; CL:  次(cì), 個|个(gè)
  • 发动(fā dòng):  to start; to launch; to unleash; to mobilize; to arouse
  • 鼓动(gǔdòng):  to agitate; to arouse; to instigate; to encite
  • 轰动(hōng dòng):  sensation; stir
  • 机动(jī dòng):  locomotive; motorized; power-driven; adaptable; flexible (use, treatment, timing, etc.)
  • 惊动(jīng dòng):  alarm; alert; disturb
  • 举动(jǔdòng):  act; action; activity; move; movement
  • 无动于衷(wú dòng yú zhōng):  aloof; indifferent; unconcerned

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 作

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 作业(zuò yè):  school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate; CL:   個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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