丁丁

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 3
ちょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

AdverbEdit

丁丁 (hiragana ちょうちょう, katakana チョウチョウ, romaji chōchō)

  1. Alternative spelling of 丁々.

MandarinEdit

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simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dīngdīng
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄥ ㄉㄧㄥ
IPA (key) /tiŋ⁵⁵ tiŋ⁵⁵/
Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhēngzhēng
Zhuyin ㄓㄥ ㄓㄥ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵⁵/

Proper nounEdit

丁丁 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dīngdīng)

  1. Tintin, the Belgian comic book character
  2. Tinky Winky, one of the Teletubbies

AdverbEdit

丁丁 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhēngzhēng)

  1. (onomatopoeia) the sound of clanking or clanging
  2. (onomatopoeia) the pitter-patter sound of rain
  3. (onomatopoeia) the sound of logging
    • 1000 BCE, Classics of Poetry (詩經˙小雅˙伐木):
      伐木丁丁,鳥鳴嚶嚶.
      On the trees go the blows "zheng-zheng".
  4. (onomatopoeia) the sound of playing a musical instrument
  5. (onomatopoeia) the sound of playing a game of chess
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 01:36