dǒng to understand; to comprehend

Made up of [ xīn heart radical 61, cǎo grass; herb radical 140, zhòng heavy; serious; to attach importance to ]

Note

The heart and heavy elements suggests emotion and difficulty of understanding
Number of strokes 15

Related characters


Using xīn : qíng (affection) jīng (to start) pà (to be afraid) yì (to recollect) máng (busy) lián (to pity)
Using cǎo : huā (flower) chá (tea) yīng (flower) cài (vegetable) māo (cat) cǎo (grass) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) qián (front) yì (skill) kǔ (bitter)

Different tone

dōng (east) dōng (winter) dòng (to use)

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Pronunciation

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