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Chinese Vocabulary Term D

Vocabulary Term D

搭 搭 da1 dā to erect; to build; travel by (car, plane, etc.); to hang; to join

搭档 搭檔 da1dang4 dādàng team up; cooperate; work together

搭配 搭配 da1pei4 dāpèi pair up; arrange in pairs; to add sth. into a group; to suit

达成 達成 da2 cheng2 dá chéng to reach (an agreement); achieve

答辩 答辯 da2bian4 dábiàn reply (to an accusation)

答复 答複 da2fu4 dáfù to answer; to reply

打包 打包 da3bao1 dǎbāo get a doggy bag (at a restaurant); pack up

打官司 打官司 da3 guan1si dǎ guānsi go to court

打击 打擊 da3ji1 dǎjī to strike; to hit; to attack

打架 打架 da3 jia4 dǎ jià to fight; scuffle; to come to blows

打量 打量 da3liang dǎliang take measure of; size up

打猎 打獵 da3 lie4 dǎ liè hunt; to go hunting

打仗 打仗 da3zhang4 dǎzhàng fight; go to war; fight a battle

大不了 大不了 da4buliao3 dàbuliǎo at the worst; if worst comes to worst; serious, alarming

大臣 大臣 da4chen2 dàchén chancellor

大伙儿 大夥兒 da4huo3r dàhuǒr everyone

大肆 大肆 da4si4 dàsì wantonly; without any constraint

大体 大體 da4ti3 dàtǐ in general; more or less; on the whole

大意 大意 da4yi4 dàyì main idea; general idea; gist

大致 大致 da4zhi4 dàzhì more or less; roughly; approximately

歹徒 歹徒 dai3tu2 dǎitú evil person who commits crimes; villain; gangster

代价 代價 dai4jia4 dàijià price; cost; expense

代理 代理 dai4li3 dàilǐ acting (temporarily filling a position); agent

带领 帶領 dai4ling3 dàilǐng to guide; to lead

怠慢 怠慢 dai4man4 dàimàn to slight; give somebody a cold shoulder; treat somebody in a cold manner

逮捕 逮捕 dai4bu3 dàibǔ to arrest; to capture

担保 擔保 dan1bao3 dānbǎo guarantee; vouch for

胆怯 膽怯 dan3qie4 dǎnqiè timid; coward

诞辰 誕辰 dan4chen2 dànchén birthday

诞生 誕生 dan4sheng1 dànshēng be born; come into being

淡季 淡季 dan4ji4 dànjì off season; slow business season

淡水 淡水 dan4shui3 dànshuǐ fresh water; potable water (water with low salt content)

蛋白质 蛋白質 dan4bai2zhi4 dànbáizhì protein

当场 當場 dang1chang3 dāngchǎng at the scene; on the spot

当初 當初 dang1chu1 dāngchū at that time; at the outset; originally

当代 當代 dang1dai4 dāngdài present day; contemporary

当面 當面 dang1 mian4 dāng miàn to sb.’s face; in sb.’s presence

当前 當前 dang1qian2 dāngqián current; modern; present

当事人 當事人 dang1shi4ren2 dāngshìrén persons involved or implicated; party (to an affair)

当务之急 當務之急 dang1wu4zhi1ji2 dāngwùzhījí the most pressing matter of the moment; a top priority task; urgent matter

当选 當選 dang1xuan3 dāngxuǎn be elected

党 黨 dang3 dǎng party; club; association

档案 檔案 dang4’an4 dàng’àn file; record; archive

档次 檔次 dang4ci4 dàngcì grade; quality; class; level

导弹 導彈 dao3dan4 dǎodàn guided missile; cruise missile

导航 導航 dao3hang2 dǎoháng navigation

导向 導向 dao3xiang4 dǎoxiàng guidance; lead to; direct something towards

捣乱 搗亂 dao3 luan4 dǎo luàn cause a disturbance; look for trouble

倒闭 倒閉 dao3bi4 dǎobì go bankrupt; close down

盗窃 盜竊 dao4qie4 dàoqiè steal; pilfer

稻谷 稻谷 dao4gu3 dàogǔ rice crops/paddy

得不偿失 得不償失 de2 bu4 chang2 shi1 dé bù cháng shī the gains do not outweigh the losses

得力 得力 de2li4 délì able; competent

得天独厚 得天獨厚 de2tian1du2hou4 détiāndúhòu enjoy exceptional advantages; richly endowed by nature

得罪 得罪 de2zui4 dézuì offend; a faux pas

灯笼 燈籠 deng1long dēnglong lantern

登陆 登陸 deng1lu4 dēnglù to land; come ashore; sign/log in

登录 登錄 deng1lu4 dēnglù sign-in

蹬 蹬 deng1 dēng press down with the foot; step back or into something

等候 等候 deng3hou4 děnghòu wait; queue

等级 等級 deng3ji2 děngjí degree; rate

瞪 瞪 deng4 dèng stare at; to glower

堤坝 堤壩 di1ba4 dībà dam; dyke

敌视 敵視 di2shi4 díshì be hostile; adopt a negative attitude towards

抵达 抵達 di3da2 dǐdá arrive; to reach (a destination); touch down

抵抗 抵抗 di3kang4 dǐkàng resist; resistance

抵制 抵制 di3zhi4 dǐzhì resistance; refusal (to cooperate); boycott

地步 地步 di4bu4 dìbù condition; plight; extent

地势 地勢 di4shi4 dìshì terrain; topography of a place

地质 地質 di4zhi4 dìzhì geology

递增 遞增 di4zeng1 dìzēng increase step by step; steadily increase

颠簸 顛簸 dian1bo3 diānbǒ shake; to jolt; bump

颠倒 顛倒 dian1dao3 diāndǎo turn upside down; upend

典礼 典禮 dian3li3 diǎnlǐ celebration; ceremony

典型 典型 dian3xing2 diǎnxíng typical case; model

点缀 點綴 dian3zhui4 diǎnzhuì decorate; an ornament; beautify; embellish; be the finishing touch

电源 電源 dian4yuan2 diànyuán electric power supply

垫 墊 dian4 diàn cushion; to pad; pay for somebody and expect to be repaid

惦记 惦記 dian4ji4 diànjì to remember with concern; to be concerned about; to think about; to keep thinking about; to worry about

奠定 奠定 dian4ding4 diàndìng establish; to found; to settle

叼 叼 diao1 diāo hold sth. in the mouth

雕刻 雕刻 diao1ke4 diāokè carve; engrave; sculpt

雕塑 雕塑 diao1su4 diāosù sculpture; a statue; a Buddhist image

吊 吊 diao4 diào hang; suspend

调动 調動 diao4dong4 diàodòng to transfer; to maneuver (troops, etc.)

跌 跌 die1 diē to fall down; to drop

丁 丁 ding1 dīng male adult; robust; cubes (of food); T-shaped (4th Heavenly Stem)

叮嘱 叮囑 ding1zhu3 dīngzhǔ urge again and again; exhort; repeatedly warn

盯 盯 ding1 dīng to stare; to gaze

定期 定期 ding4qi1 dìngqī regularly; at regular intervals

定义 定義 ding4yi4 dìngyì definition

丢人 丟人 diu1 ren2 diū rén lose face; be disgraced

丢三落四 丟三落四 diu1san1 la4si4 diūsān làsì forgetful; scatterbrained

东道主 東道主 dong1dao4zhu3 dōngdàozhǔ host for a party or conference

东张西望 東張西望 dong1zhang1xi1wang4 dōngzhāngxīwàng look in all directions; glance around

董事长 董事長 dong3shi4zhang3 dǒngshìzhǎng chairman of the board

动荡 動蕩 dong4dang4 dòngdàng (social or political) turmoil; unrest; upheaval

动机 動機 dong4ji1 dòngjī motive; motivation; intention

动静 動靜 dong4jing4 dòngjìng sound of activity; activity

动力 動力 dong4li4 dònglì power; motion; impetus; driving force

动脉 動脈 dong4mai4 dòngmài artery

动身 動身 dong4 shen1 dòng shēn go on a journey; leave

动手 動手 dong4shou3 dòngshǒu get to work; to touch; strike a blow

动态 動態 dong4tai4 dòngtài development; trend; dynamic state

动员 動員 dong4yuan2 dòngyuán mobilize

冻结 凍結 dong4jie2 dòngjié (loan, wage, price) freeze

栋 棟 dong4 dòng roof beam; (mw for buildings)

兜 兜 dou1 dōu pocket; bag; wrap up (in a piece of cloth); move around (in a circle); canvass (solicit); take responsibility

陡峭 陡峭 dou3qiao4 dǒuqiào steep; precipitous

斗争 鬥爭 dou4zheng1 dòuzhēng to struggle; to fight for; to battle

督促 督促 du1cu4 dūcù supervise and urge sb. to complete a task

毒品 毒品 du2pin3 dúpǐn drugs; narcotics; poison

独裁 獨裁 du2cai2 dúcái dictatorship

堵塞 堵塞 du3se4 dǔsè block; stop

赌博 賭博 du3bo2 dǔbó to gamble

杜绝 杜絕 du4jue2 dùjué put an end to

端 端 duan1 duān end; beginning; extremity; carry holding something from the sides

端午节 端午節 Duan1wu3 Jie2 Duānwǔ Jié Dragon Boat Festival

端正 端正 duan1zheng4 duānzhèng upright; regular; proper; correct

短促 短促 duan3cu4 duǎncù short in time duration; fleeting; brief

断定 斷定 duan4ding4 duàndìng conclude; determine; figure out

断绝 斷絕 duan4jue2 duànjué sever; break off

堆积 堆積 dui1ji1 duījī pile up; accumulate

队伍 隊伍 dui4wu duìwu ranks; troops

对策 對策 dui4ce4 duìcè countermeasure for dealing with a situation

对称 對稱 dui4chen4 duìchèn symmetry

对付 對付 dui4fu duìfu to handle; deal with

对抗 對抗 dui4kang4 duìkàng withstand; resist; antagonize

对立 對立 dui4li4 duìlì oppose; to counter

对联 對聯 dui4lian2 duìlián rhyming couplet; vertical written couplet usually placed along either side of a doorway

对应 對應 dui4ying4 duìyìng corresponding; counterpart

对照 對照 dui4zhao4 duìzhào contrast; compare

兑现 兌現 dui4xian4 duìxiàn cash a check; honor a commitment

顿时 頓時 dun4shi2 dùnshí immediately; suddenly

多元化 多元化 duo1yuan2hua4 duōyuánhuà diversify; diversification

哆嗦 哆嗦 duo1suo duōsuo tremble; to shiver; to quiver

堕落 墮落 duo4luo4 duòluò morally degenerate; become depraved

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