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English Definitionclass; rank; grade; equal to; same as; to wait for; to await; et cetera; and so on; et al. (and other authors); after; as soon as; once
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄉㄥˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dang2
Part of Speech(动) verb, (介) preposition
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2,4; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
等待děngdàito wait; to wait for
等于děngyúto equal; to be tantamount to
等候děnghòuto wait; to wait for
等到děngdàoto wait until; by the time when (something is ready etc)
等级děngjígrade; rank; status
Words With Same Tail Word    
平等píngděngequal; equality
不等bùděngunequal; varied
等等děngděnget cetera; and so on ...; wait a minute!; hold on!
高等gāoděnghigher; high level; advanced
上等shàngděnghighest quality; top-notch
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