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English Definitionto stop
Simplified Script停下来
Traditional Script停下來
Pinyintíng xiàlai
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄥˊ ㄒㄧㄚˋ ㄌㄞ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)ting4 haa6loi4
Word Decomposition
tíngto stop; to halt; to park (a car)
下来xiàlaito come down; (after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also fig.); (indicates continuation from the past towards us); to be harvested (of crops); to be over (of a period of time); to go among the masses (said of leaders)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
停止tíngzhǐto stop; to halt; to cease
停车tíngchēto pull up (stop one's vehicle); to park; (of a machine) to stop working; to stall
停留tíngliúto stay somewhere temporarily; to stop over
停滞tíngzhìstagnation; at a standstill; bogged down
停顿tíngdùnto halt; to break off; pause (in speech)
Words With Same Tail Word    
接下来jiē xiàlaito accept; to take; next; following
省下来shěng xiàlaisave (money, time)
挤下来jǐ xiàlaipush one's way off
定下来dìng xiàlaito fix, clarify (the relationship)
掉下来diào xiàlaito fall
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