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English Definitionto stay somewhere temporarily; to stop over
Simplified Script停留
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄥˊ ㄌㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ting4lau4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
tíngto stop; to halt; to park (a car)
liúto leave (a message etc); to retain; to stay; to remain; to keep; to preserve

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    
保留bǎoliúto retain; to continue to have; to preserve; to maintain; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)
遗留yíliúto leave behind; to hand down
拘留jūliúto detain (a prisoner); to keep somebody in custody
逗留dòuliúto stay at; to stop over
滞留zhìliúto detain; retention
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