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English Definitionto stop; to cease
Simplified Script停息
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄥˊ ㄒㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ting4sik1
Word Decomposition
tíngto stop; to halt; to park (a car)
breath; news; interest (on an investment or loan); to cease; to stop; to rest

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    
信息xìnxīinformation; news; message
出息chūxīto yield interest, profit, etc.; to exhale (Buddhism)
气息qìxībreath; smell; odor; flavor
作息zuòxīwork and rest
川流不息chuān liú bùxīthe stream flows without stopping (idiom); unending flow
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