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English Definitionto resist; to obstruct; to hinder; to keep off; to block (a blow); to get in the way of; cover; gear (e.g. in a car's transmission)
See alsodàng to arrange; to put in order
dǎng variant of (from traditional character )
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Pinyindǎng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄉㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dong2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
挡位dǎngwèigear level (i.e. first gear, high gear etc)
挡住dǎngzhùto obstruct
挡拆dǎngchāipick and roll (basketball); screen and roll
挡琅dǎngláng(slang) to ask for money; to lend money
挡路dǎnglùblocking the way
Words With Same Tail Word    
阻挡zǔdǎngto stop; to resist; to obstruct
遮挡zhēdǎngto shelter; to shelter from
N挡ndǎngneutral (gear)
P挡pdǎngpark (gear); program mode (on a digital camera)
抵挡dǐdǎngto resist; to hold back; to stop; to ward off; to withstand
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