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English Definitionto stop; to block
Simplified Script杜塞
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨˋ ㄙㄜˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dou6sak1
Word Decomposition
birchleaf pear (tree); to stop; to prevent; to restrict; (Chinese surname)
to stop up; to stuff; to cope with

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Words With Same Head Word    
杜绝dùjuéto put an end to
杜仲dùzhòngeucommia (a kind of rubber tree)
杜口dùkǒuto remain silent
杜哈dùhāDoha, capital of Qatar (Tw)
杜威dùwēiDu Wei (1982-), Shanghai soccer star; Dewey (name)
Words With Same Tail Word    
堵塞dǔsèto block; to stop; blockage
闭塞bìsèto stop up; to close up; hard to get to; out of the way; inaccessible; unenlightened; blocking
阻塞zǔsèto block; to clog
充塞chōngsècongestion; to block; to congest; to crowd; to choke; to cram; to fill up; to stuff; to take up all the space
填塞tiánsèto fill up; to cram; to stuff
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