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děng

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děng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
děng | deng3
English translation
class
rank
grade
equal to
same as
to wait for
to await
et cetera
and so on
et al. (and other authors)
after
as soon as
once
rank, grade; same, equal; to wait

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About děng

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Number of strokes

12

Traditional form

děng

Contains the radical

zhú

Part of speech

Function word / 助词 zhù cí Zhùcí

Learning hint

Bamboo strips  zhú laid before a court 

Etymology of děng

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⺮寺

Explanation

Higher-class people in ancient China who worked in temples () wrote on bamboo ( zhú ) strips.

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Example sentences using děng

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dào 车站 chē zhàn 等待 děngdài 怀特 Huái tè 先生 Xiānsheng hǎo ?

Will you go to the station and look out for Mr. White?

他们 tā men hǎo 壕沟 háo gōu ,等候 děnghòu 敌人 dírén 进攻 jìngōng .

They dug in and waited for the enemy's attack.

děng 我们 wǒmen 安顿 ān dùn hǎo le ,一定 yīdìng yāo lái 看看 kàn kan 我们 wǒmen de Xīn 房子 fáng zi .

You must come and see our new house when we've settled in.

赶快 gǎnkuài 回来 huí lai hǎo ?我们 wǒmen zhēng děng zhāo 结果 jiēguǒ ne .

Hurry back , won't you? We're waiting for the result.

公司 gōngsī 聘用 pìn yòng de nán 员工 yuángōng 员工 yuángōng 人数 rén shù 大致 dàzhì 相等 xiāngděng .

The company employs men and women in roughly equal proportions.

Words with děng

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
děng class děng
等等 děng děng et cetera等等 děng děng
等待 děngdài to wait等待 děngdài
等于 děngyú to equal等於
等到 děng dào to wait until等到 děng dào
等级 děngjí grade等級
平等 píngděng equal平等 píngděng
高等 gāo děng higher高等 gāo děng
等候 děnghòu to wait等候 děnghòu
中等 zhōng děng medium中等 zhōng děng
不等 bù děng unequal不等 bù děng
一等奖 yī děng jiǎng first prize一等獎
同等 tóng děng equal to同等 tóng děng
久等 jiǔ děng to wait for a long time久等 jiǔ děng
头等舱 tóu děng cāng 1st class cabin頭等艙
上等 shàng děng top-notch上等 shàng děng
何等 hé děng what kind?何等 hé děng
等同 děng tóng to equate等同 děng tóng
头等 tóu děng prime頭等
相等 xiāngděng equal相等 xiāngděng
二等 èr děng second class二等 èr děng
对等 duì děng equal status對等
高人一等 gāo rén yī děng superior高人一等 gāo rén yī děng

děng Decomposition & Compounds

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děng Decomposition

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