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The Chinese word deng - 等 - dĕng
(to wait in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

dĕng

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English translations

to wait, grade, to be the same as,
to await, to be equal to, rank, etc.

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Chinese characters  ( deng / dĕng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to wait )
The traditional Chinese characters of dĕng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to wait  |  can also be used at the end of a list in terms of 'etc.'
等 ( deng / dĕng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 146)
Chinese example words containing the character 等 ( deng / dĕng )
等待 ( dĕngdài = to wait ), 等于 ( dĕngyú = to be equal to ), 何等 ( hédĕng = how ), 头等舱 ( tóudĕngcāng = first class )
More words that mean to wait in Chinese
dĕngdài ( 等待 )
More words that mean grade in Chinese
niánjí ( 年级 )

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