Dragon is a mystical animal in ancient Chinese legends. It has long body, scales, horns and feet, and it can walk, fly, swim, and it can control the rain and clouds. Later it is used to refer to an emperor or a metaphor for an extraordinary person. Dragon is translated into Chinese as 龙 [lóng].
Chinese people regard dragon as their god. And they often call themselves 龙的传人 [lóng de chuán rén]. For example:
wǒ men dōu shì lóng de chuán rén。
We are all descendants of the dragon.
The basic information of dragon in Chinese
Dragon in Chinese: 龙 Dragon in pinyin: [lóng] Tone: Second Traditional Form: 龍 Stroke Count: 5 Usage: ★★★
The glyph evolution of dragon in Chinese
The glyph contrast of dragon in Chinese
The order of strokes of dragon in Chinese
The calligraphy of dragon in Chinese
Dragon-related phrases in Chinese
龙王 [lóng wáng] – The Dragon King, who leads the water tribe and is in charge of rain and clouds in the ancient Chinese myths and legends.
水龙头 [shuǐ lóng tóu] – Faucet.
黑龙江 [hēi lóng jiāng] – A province in China.
龙卷风 [lóng juǎn fēng] – Tornado.
龙虾 [lóng xiā] – Lobster.
恐龙 [kǒng lóng] – Dinosaur.
沙龙 [shā lóng] – Salon.
马卡龙 [mǎ kǎ lóng] – Macaron.
龙舟 [lóng zhōu] – Dragon boat.
龙眼 [lóng yǎn] – Longan. A fruit in China.
龙袍 [lóng páo] – Dragon robe, clothes of ancient Chinese emperors, with dragon-shaped patterns.
龙门 [lóng mén] – Dragon Gate. A place in China.
接龙 [jiē lóng] – Games which are arranged one by one.
画龙点睛 [huà lóng diǎn jīng] – Make the finishing point.
来龙去脉 [lái lóng qù mài] – Cause and effect.
鱼龙混杂 [yú lóng hǔn zá] – Good and evil people mixed up.
龙潭虎穴 [lóng tán hǔ xué] – An extremely dangerous place.
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