dāng
char. be matched; be in charge of; to hold back, to block
Other meanings
[dāng]   v. work as, be, act as
[dāng]   prep. when, just at
[dāng]   v. should, ought to; accept, deserve
[dāng]   prep. before, in front of
[dàng]   v. match or be equal to; regard or treat as; think; to pawn; (in Taiwan) to fail (an exam)
[dàng]   char. right or proper, when things happen
    pig snout (for )
    field (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
dāng jiā
v. manage household affairs, be in charge of
mén dāng hù duì
phr. a marriage between families of equal social position
dú dāng yí miàn
phr. take charge as chief of one of the fronts
xiāng dāng
v./adj. to match, to be equal; fit, suitable
táng bì dāng chē
idiom. a mantis trying to stop a chariot; to overrate oneself and attempt something impossible