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激动 jī dòng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

激动 (jī dòng) English Meaning

  • to excite
  • to agitate
  • exciting

Traditional Characters:  激動

激 forms words in:

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

  • 领队告诫我们在大赛之前不要太激动。
    Lǐngduì gàojiè wǒmen zài dàsài zhīqián bùyào tài jīdòng.
    The team leader warned us not to get too excited before the big game.
  • 因为要出去野营,她特别地激动,以至于忘了带睡袋
    Yīnwèi yào chūqù yěyíng, tā tèbié de jīdòng, yǐ zhìyú wàngle dài shuìdài
    She was so excited about going camping that she forgot her sleeping bag.
  • 约翰是一名出色的演讲者,他可以不费气力地把任何听众鼓动得激动若狂。
    Yuēhàn shì yī míng chūsè de yǎnjiǎng zhě, tā kěyǐ bù fèi qìlì de bǎ rènhé tīngzhòng gǔdòng dé jīdòng ruò kuáng.
    John is an excellent speaker who can whip any audience into a frenzy with little effort.
  • 别这么激动!
    Bié zhème jīdòng!
    Don’t get so excited.
  • 他情绪激动。
    Tā qíngxù jīdòng.
    He was so emotional.
  • 他感到激动得发抖。
    Tā gǎndào jīdòng dé fādǒu.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ji 1

激 (jī): to arouse; to incite; to excite; to stimulate; sharp; fierce; violent

  •  (shui): water
  •  (jiǎo): 敫
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 激

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 冰激凌 (bīng jī líng): ice cream;
  • 刺激 (cì jī): to irritate; to provoke; to upset; to stimulate; to excite; irritant
  • 感激 (gǎn jī): to express thanks; grateful; moved to gratitude
  • 激烈 (jī liè): intense; acute; fierce

HSK 6 Word List

  • 激发 (jī fā): to arouse; to excite
  • 激励 (jī lì): to encourage; to urge; motivation; incentive
  • 激情 (jī qíng): passion; fervor; enthusiasm; strong emotion

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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