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English Definitionto shelter; to shelter from
Simplified Script遮挡
Traditional Script遮擋
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄜ ㄉㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ze1dong2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
zhēto cover up (a shortcoming); to screen off; to hide; to conceal
dǎngto 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)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
遮蔽zhēbìto cover; to hide from view; to obstruct or block; defilade (military)
遮住zhēzhùto cover (up); to block; to obstruct; to shade
遮掩zhēyǎnto cover; to mask; to cover up or conceal (the truth etc)
遮断zhēduànto cut off; to interrupt; to prevent access
遮羞zhēxiūto cover up one's embarrassment; to hush up a scandal
Words With Same Tail Word    
阻挡zǔdǎngto stop; to resist; to obstruct
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
排挡páidǎnggear (of car etc)
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