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停止
Main
English Definitionto stop; to halt; to cease
Simplified Script停止
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyintíngzhǐ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄥˊ ㄓˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ting4zi2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
tíngto stop; to halt; to park (a car)
zhǐto stop; to prohibit; until; only

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
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)
停电tíngdiànpower cut
Words With Same Tail Word    
防止fángzhǐto prevent; to guard against; to take precautions
禁止jìnzhǐto prohibit; to forbid; to ban
为止wéizhǐuntil; (used in combination with words like or in constructs of the form 到...为止...为止)
阻止zǔzhǐto prevent; to block
制止zhìzhǐto curb; to put a stop to; to stop; to check; to limit
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