AskDefine | Define dong

Dictionary Definition

dong n : the basic unit of money in Vietnam v : go `ding dong', like a bell [syn: ding, dingdong]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. The currency of Vietnam, 100 xus
  2. The penis; a dildo, specifically a synthetic anatomical replica of the penis
  3. onomatopoeia for the sound made by a bell with a low pitch




  • (penis): See

See also

ding dong



  1. to buzz


Pinyin syllable

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, dōng, dǒng, or dòng.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.



  1. condom

Extensive Definition

Dong may refer to:
Asian languages
  • Vietnamese đồng (₫), the currency unit of Vietnam
  • Dong people (侗族), an ethnic minority group in China
  • Dong language
  • Dong Lake, a lake in the Hunan Province of China
  • Dong quai, a medicinal herb
  • Dong (동 or 洞), a section of a city in South Korea, smaller than a gu (ward) and approximately the size of five city blocks
  • A Sponge-model Nokia cellular phone
  • Dong (film) (东), a documentary film by filmmaker Jia Zhangke
  • Long Duk Dong or "the Donger," a character in the 1984 American movie Sixteen Candles
  • Dong Fangzhuo (董方卓), a Chinese football player
  • Dong (surname), a transliteration of Chinese family names 董,東 (in Mandarin pinyin) and 黨 (in Cantonese)
  • Dong (name), Vietnamese for the season of winter
Dong may also mean:
DONG can be an abbreviation for:
  • DONG Energy, Denmark's energy company
    • DONG Cup, a former name of the Danish Cup trophy, sponsored by the oil company from 2000 to 2004

See also

dong in German: Dong
dong in Spanish: Dong
dong in French: Dong
dong in Ido: Dong
dong in Italian: Dong
dong in Dutch: Dong
dong in Polish: Dong
dong in Russian: Дун (народ)
dong in Swedish: Dong
dong in Vietnamese: Đồng (định hướng)

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