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English Definitiongeneration gap
Simplified Script代沟
Traditional Script代溝
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄞˋ ㄍㄡ
Cantonese (Jyutping)doi6kau1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon
gōuditch; gutter; groove; gully; ravine

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
代表dàibiǎorepresentative; delegate; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of
代替dàitìto replace; to take the place of
代价dàijiàprice; cost; consideration (in share dealing)
代理dàilǐto act on behalf of somebody in a responsible position; to act as an agent or proxy; surrogate
代办dàibànto act for somebody else; to act on somebody's behalf; an agent; a diplomatic representative; a chargé d'affaires
Words With Same Tail Word    
山沟shāngōuvalley; gully; mountain region
鸿沟hónggōuwide gap; gulf; chasm; lit. name of old canal in Henan that formed the border between enemies Chu and Han
V沟vgōulow neckline that reveals the cleavage; décolleté; gully
乳沟rǔgōucleavage (hollow between a woman's breasts)
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