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  • 1

    v.through; open

    • nà guǎn zi shì tōng de

      管子

      The pipe is not blocked.

    • tā de sī xiǎng hái shi bù tōng

      思想还是

      His ideas are still impenetrable.

    • diàn huà tōng le

      电话

      The telephone line is through now.

    • bǎ qiáng záo tōng

      knock through a wall

  • 2

    v.lead to; go to

    • nà ge mén tōng jīng lǐ bàn gōng shì

      那个经理办公室

      This door leads into the manager's office.

    • zhè tiáo gāo sù gōng lù tōng cāng zhōu

      高速公路沧州

      The expressway goes straight to Cangzhou.

    • tiáo tiáo dà dào tōng luó mǎ

      罗马

      All roads lead to Rome.

    • tōng shàng hǎi de gàn xiàn

      上海干线

      main line to Shanghai

  • 3

    adj.general; common

    • tōng chēng

      general term

    • tōng cháng

      usually

    • tōng bìng

      common mistake

    • gòng tōng

      applicable to both or all

  • 4

    v.know; understand

    • tōng hǎo jǐ zhǒng wài yǔ

      外语

      speak several foreign languages

    • tā tōng sān zhǒng yǔ yán

      语言

      He knows three languages.

    • jīng tōng wén mò

      文墨

      have a grasp of literature

    • tōng rén qíng

      人情

      reasonable

  • 5

    adj.whole; all

    • tōng pán jì huà

      计划

      overall planning

    • tōng shēn

      the whole body

    • tōng shì jiē zhī

      The whole city knows.

    • tōng yè

      the whole night

  • 6

    n.authority

    • měi guó tōng

      美国

      expert on the US

    • zhōng guó tōng

      中国

      expert on the China

    • wàn shì tōng

      万事

      known-all person

    • rì běn tōng

      日本

      expert on Japan

  • 7

    adj.(of writing, etc.) well-constructed; logical

    • nà ge jù zi bù tōng

      那个句子

      The sentence is ungrammatical and incoherent.

    • wén zhāng xiě dé bù tōng

      文章

      The essay is ungrammatical and incoherent.

    • zhè kě yǐ shuō de tōng ma

      可以

      Does that make sense?

    • zhè ge jù zi shì tōng de bù bì gǎi le

      这个句子

      This is a coherent sentence. It needs no correction.

  • 8

    measure wordfml(for letters, telegrams, etc.)

    • yī tōng wén jiàn

      文件

      an official document

    • liǎng tōng diàn bào

      电报

      two telegrams

  • 9

    v.fmlopen up or clear out by poking or jabbing

    • tōng lú zi

      炉子

      poke up the fire

    • tōng yīn gōu

      阴沟

      clear an underground channel

    • ná qiān sī tōng yān zuǐ r

      铅丝烟嘴儿

      poke a piece of wire through a cigarette holder to clean it

  • 10

    v.fmlconnect; link

    • àn tōng kuǎn qū

      款曲

      send secret message

    • hù tōng qíng bào

      情报

      exchange information

    • sī tōng

      make secret contact

    • chuàn tōng

      gang up with

  • 11

    v.fmlnotify; tell

    • bào xìng tōng míng

      tell one's name

  • 12

    n.Tong, a surname

Words and phrases with 通

Word usage

  • Note
    "通" is usually pronounced as "tōng"; when pronounced as "tòng", it is used as a measure word, such as "擂了一通鼓".

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Chinese Characters with pinyin tōng