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English Definitionto take turns (responsibility); to replace
Simplified Script倒替
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄠˇ ㄊㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou2tai3
Word Decomposition
dǎoto fall; to collapse; to overthrow; to fail; to go bankrupt; to change (trains or buses); to move around; to resell at a profit
to substitute for; to take the place of; to replace; for; on behalf of; to stand in for

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
倒腾dǎotengto move; to shift; to exchange; to buy and sell; peddling
倒霉dǎoméito have bad luck; to be out of luck
倒闭dǎobìto go bankrupt; to close down
倒楣dǎoméivariant of 倒霉, to have bad luck
倒爷dǎoyéprofiteer; wheeler dealer; tradesman who buys low and sell high
Words With Same Tail Word    
代替dàitìto replace; to take the place of
接替jiētìto replace; to take over (a position or post)
交替jiāotìto replace; alternately; in turn
更替gēngtìto take over (from one another); to alternate; to replace; to relay
枪替qiāngtìto substitute for somebody in sitting an examination
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