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感动 gǎn dòng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

感动 (gǎn dòng) English Meaning

  • to move (somebody)
  • to touch (somebody emotionally)
  • moving

Traditional Characters:  感動

感 forms words in:

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

动 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 我不想被他感动。
    Wǒ bùxiǎng bèi tā gǎndòng.
    I don’t want him to touch
  • 观众深受感动。
    Guānzhòng shēn shòu gǎndòng.
    The audience was deeply affected.
  • 我有点儿感动。
    Wǒ yǒudiǎn er gǎndòng.
    I’m a little touched.
  • 我们感动到哭了。
    Wǒmen gǎndòng dào kūle.
    We were moved to tears.
  • 她的故事使我很感动。
    Tā de gùshì shǐ wǒ hěn gǎndòng.
    I was very moved by her story.
  • 他被感动得流下了眼泪。
    Tā bèi gǎndòng dé liúxiàle yǎnlèi.
    He was moved to tears.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 gan

感 (gǎn): to feel; to move; to touch; to affect; feeling; emotion; (suffix) sense of ~

  • 咸 (xián): salted; salty; stingy; miserly;
  • 戌 (xū): 11th earthly branch: 7-9 p.m., 9th solar month (8th October-6th November), year of the Dog;
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 心 (xīn): heart
hsk 2 dong copy

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

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 感

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 感动(gǎn dòng): to move (somebody); to touch (somebody emotionally); moving
  • 感觉(gǎn jué): to feel; to become aware of; feeling; sense; perception; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 感情(gǎn qíng): feeling; emotion; sensation; likes and dislikes; deep affection for somebody or something; relationship (i.e. love affair); CL: 個|个(gè), 种(zhǒng)
  • 感谢(gǎn xiè): (express) thanks; gratitude; grateful; thankful; thanks

HSK 5 Word List

  • 感激(gǎn jī): to express thanks; grateful; moved to gratitude
  • 感受(gǎn shòu): to sense; perception; to feel (through the senses); a feeling; an impression; an experience
  • 感想(gǎn xiǎng): impressions; reflections; thoughts; CL: 通(tòng), 個|个(gè)
  • 敏感(mǐn gǎn): sensitive; susceptible; politically sensitive (pretext for censorship)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 反感(fǎn gǎn): to be disgusted with; to dislike; bad reaction; antipathy
  • 感慨(gǎn kǎi): lament; with a tinge of emotion or regret
  • 感染(gǎn rǎn): infection; to infect; to influence
  • 灵感(líng gǎn): inspiration; insight; a burst of creativity in scientific or artistic endeavor
  • 性感(xìng gǎn): sex appeal; eroticism; sexuality; sexy

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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

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