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倒车
Main
English Definitionto reverse (a vehicle); to drive backwards
See alsodǎochē to change buses, trains, etc.
Simplified Script倒车
Traditional Script倒車
Pinyindàochē
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄠˋ ㄔㄜ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou3ce1
Word Decomposition
dàoto place upside down; to invert; to pour; to throw out; to move backwards; however; actually; as a matter of fact; contrary to expectation
chēcar; vehicle; machine; to shape with a lathe; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
倒退dàotuìto fall back; to go in reverse
倒数dàoshùinverse number; reciprocal (math.)
倒位dàowèiinversion
倒像dàoxiànginverted image; reversed image (e.g. upside down)
倒刺dàocìbarb; barbed tip (e.g. of fishhook)
Words With Same Tail Word    
汽车qìchēcar; automobile; bus
火车huǒchētrain
卡车kǎchētruck
电车diànchētrolleybus; tram
自行车zìxíng chēbicycle; bike
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