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Word and Radical Components of 电动扶梯

The Chinese word 电动扶梯 is analysed below into its constituent words and the words into radicals. By seeing the breakdown of the word in this way you can more easily learn and recognise the word.


Component Pinyin Meanings
电动扶梯 1. escalator

电动扶梯 ⇨ 电 + 动 + 扶 + 梯
Component Pinyin Meanings
diàn 1. electricity
2. electric; electrical
3. lightning
4. (colloquial) romantic attraction; chemistry
5. to get an electric shock; to be electrocuted
6. to make a telephone call
7. to send a telegram
8. fast; speedy
dòng 1. to move; to happen
dòng 2. labour, labor
3. movement; action
4. work
5. (grammar)
1. to hold onto something as support; to support oneself
2. to help someone up; to support someone
3. to help; to aid; to assist
4. to try to do something despite illness
1. ladder; steps; stairs
2. ladder-shaped object
3. to climb
4. to lean against

电 ⇨ 田 + 乚
Component Pinyin Meanings
tián 1. field; farmland
      玉米 - a corn field
2. paddy field; wet field
3. farmland in general; field
yǐn 1. to hide; to cover; to shield
2. the second of the ten heavenly stems
3. to conceal; to cover up
4. second
5. hidden; concealed
6. the quantity 1
7. profound; subtle; delicate
8. n. second, 2, B, II, beta (used for unnamed people or object, to enumarate headings in a list, for grade)
9. facts one wish to hide; feelings or troubles one wishes to keep to oneself; secret
     路人 路人 。 - Person A and person B / Person 1 and Person 2.
10. secretly; inwardly
      法語 成績 。 - He got a B in French.
     乙肝 - hepatitis B
11. n. (chemistry) ethyl

动 ⇨ 云 + 力
Component Pinyin Meanings
yún 1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №423
yún 2. (literary) to say; to speak (used when quoting from a source)
3. cloud
4. (computing) cloud
5. (figurative) many; numerous
6. Short for 雲南 (Yunnan)
1. force, strength, power
     力量 - power
     攻擊 - firepower
      驚人。 - For a small woman she has surprising strength.
2. strong, strenuous
     努力 - hard-working
3. power, energy
     汽力 - steam power
4. ability
     能力 - ability
      古董 鑑賞 。 - He has an eye for antiques.
5. (physics) force
      方向 位移 xiāng。 - This force is the same direction as the displacement.

扶 ⇨ 扌 + 夫
Component Pinyin Meanings
shǒu 1. hand
2. expert; master
     高手 - master
3. -ist; -er
     歌手 - singer
4. convenient; handy
     手機 - mobile phone
     手冊 - handbook
1. male adult; man
2. husband
     丈夫 - husband
     夫婦 - married couple
3. person
4. manual worker
     農夫 - peasant
     漁夫 - fisherman
     jiàng 。 - The general is the country's defense., ref=Sunzi

梯 ⇨ 木 + 弟
Component Pinyin Meanings
     (zh-syn, )
     樹木 - tree
1. wood; timber
     木頭tou - log
2. wooden
3. simple; plain; slow; emotionless
4. (Mandarin, neologism, slang) (eye dialect of 沒)
     有木有 - d'ya have…
5. numb
     麻木 - numb, insensitive
1. (stroke order)
2. younger brother
3. junior
4. I, me

云 ⇨ 二 + 厶
Component Pinyin Meanings
èr 1. two
2. second
3. Short for twenty, two hundred or two thousand after hundreds, thousands and ten thousands.
4. Short for twenty cents.
5. (Northeast Mandarin, neologism) stupid, dumb; silly, thick, lacking mental agility (often in a cute way)
6. usage. See 兩Usage notes.
sī, mǒu 1. usage. private, secret
2. usage. Similar strokes occur in various Chinese characters, where they often represent a stylized tail, as in (m, mul, 离, , beast, sc=Hani) and m, mul, 鬼, , demon, sc=Hani.

夫 ⇨ 二 + 人
Component Pinyin Meanings
èr 1. two
2. second
3. Short for twenty, two hundred or two thousand after hundreds, thousands and ten thousands.
4. Short for twenty cents.
5. (Northeast Mandarin, neologism) stupid, dumb; silly, thick, lacking mental agility (often in a cute way)
6. usage. See 兩Usage notes.
rén 1. usage. In print, 人 may have symmetric legs. However in handwriting, to distinguish from 入, the right leg will be shorter, the shape looking like a ʎ; in 入 the left leg is shorter.
2. man; person; people
3. human being (Homo sapiens)
4. body
5. everybody; everyone
6. physical, psychological or moral quality or condition; character; personality
7. a person associated with a particular identity or trait; -er
8. manpower; worker; employee

弟 ⇨ 丿 + 弚
Component Pinyin Meanings
丿 piě 1. slash
2. left-falling stroke, usually read as撇
1.