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English Definitionto look forward to; to await; expectation
Simplified Script期待
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧ ㄉㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kei4doi6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5
Word Decomposition
a period of time; phase; stage; measure word for issues of a periodical, courses of study; time; term; period; to hope
dàito wait; to treat; to deal with; to need; going to (do something); about to; intending to

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
期间qījiānperiod of time; time; time period; period
期限qīxiàntime limit; deadline; allotted time
期望qīwàngto have expectations; to earnestly hope; expectation; hope
期中qīzhōnginterim; midterm
Words With Same Tail Word    
招待zhāodàito receive (guests); to entertain; reception
接待jiēdàito receive (a visitor); to admit (allow somebody to enter)
对待duìdàito treat; treatment
等待děngdàito wait; to wait for
款待kuǎndàito entertain; to be hospitable to
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