Mao Dun 矛盾- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    contradictory; contradiction

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► máo dùn
    Tone numbers: mao2 dun4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 矛盾
    Simplified: 矛盾

    First Character: 矛 (máo) – spear; lance; pike
    Second Character: 盾 (dùn) – shield

Examples of Máo Dùn

    ► Nǐ de shuōfa zìxiāng máodùn.
    你的說法自相矛盾。
    你的说法自相矛盾。
    Your statements are contradictory.

    ► Tā de xīnlǐ hěn máodùn.
    她的心裡很矛盾。
    她的心里很矛盾。
    She has a very contradictory way of looking at things.


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