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English Definitionto stop; to bar the way
Simplified Script拦住
Traditional Script攔住
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄢˊ ㄓㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)laan4zyu6
Word Decomposition
lánto block somebody's path; to obstruct; to flag down (a taxi)
zhùto live; to dwell; to stay; to reside; to stop; (suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
拦截lánjiéto intercept
拦劫lánjiéto mug; to intercept and rob
拦检lánjiǎn(of police etc) to stop (somebody) for inspection; to pull (somebody) over
拦柜lánguìsales counter; inquiry desk
拦网lánwǎngto intercept at the net (volleyball, tennis etc); to block
Words With Same Tail Word    
居住jūzhùto reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
不住bùzhùrepeatedly; continuously; constantly; unable to (resist, conceal etc)
站住zhànzhùto stand
忍不住rěn bùzhùcannot help; unable to bear
抓住zhuāzhùto grab; to capture
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