Word and Radical Components of 电工

The Chinese word 电工 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
电工 diàngōng 1. n. electrician (tradesman who works with electrical equipment)

电工 ⇨ 电 + 工
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
gōng 1. labour; work
     工作 - work
2. worker; laborer
     工人 - worker, laborer
     陶瓷工 - potter
3. industry; profession; trade

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