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English Definitionto stop; to resist; to obstruct
Simplified Script阻挡
Traditional Script阻擋
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨˇ ㄉㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zo2dong2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
to hinder; to block; to obstruct
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    
阻止zǔzhǐto prevent; to block
阻碍zǔ'àito obstruct; to hinder; to block; obstruction; hindrance
阻力zǔlìresistance; drag
阻挠zǔnáoto thwart; to obstruct (something)
阻塞zǔsèto block; to clog
Words With Same Tail Word    
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
排挡páidǎnggear (of car etc)
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