燈 - Dong Chinese dictionary

dēng

lantern

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

登 sound component

  Sound component

dēng

  

rise

Evolution

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

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
燈 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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dēng

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

Most common words with 燈
Freq.
Word
Meaning

lamp

灯光

light

红灯

red light

灯泡

light bulb

灯塔

lighthouse