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Pronunciation : děng
Meaning :
  1. class; grade. (n)
  2. kind; sort. (n)
  3. equal. (v)
  4. wait. (v)
  5. when; till. (v)
  6. and so on; and so forth. (particle)
  7. indicating the end of an enumeration. (particle)
Radical :
Strokes : 12
Traditional :
Usage : 49.1%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
等待
děng dài
: wait
2.
等等
děng děng
: and so on; etc
3.
等候
děng hòu
: wait; expect
4.
等于
děng yú
: equal; be equivalent to
5.
等级
děng jí
: grade
6.
等一下
děng yí xià
: wait a minute
7.
平等
píng děng
: equal
8.
高等
gāo děng
: advanced; higher
9.
相等
xiāng děng
: be equal
Sentences:
1. These are all of best (or high) quality.
zhè dōu shì shàng děng de huò
: this
: all
: is
上等 : first-class; first-rate
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
货色 : goods
2. How can there be such a thing?
tiān xià yǒu zhè děng shì ?
天下 : the world
: used in rhetorical questions to express negation
: have
: this
: sort, such
: thing
3. Would you mind waiting a minute, please.
qǐng děng xià
: please
等一下 : wait a minute
4. Stay till I’m through.
děng zuò wán zài zǒu
: when, till
: I
: do
: finish
: then
: leave, walk
5. He likes to read poems, novels, etc.
ài shī xiǎo shuō děng děng
: he
: like, love
: read
诗歌 : poem
小说 : novel
等等 : etc
6. I waited for nearly two hours.
chà bu duō děng le liǎng xiǎo shí
: I
差不多 : almost
: wait
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: two
: measure word
小时 : hour
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