灯 - Dong Chinese dictionary

dēng

lantern

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. Simplified form of .

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

丁 sound component

  Sound component

dīng

  

cubes

Evolution

灯 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
灯 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
灯 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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dēng

lantern, lamp; lamp; light; lantern; CL:|[zhǎn]

Most common words with 灯
Freq.
Word
Meaning

lamp

灯光

light

红灯

red light

灯泡

light bulb

灯塔

lighthouse