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English Definitionto quietly wait
Simplified Script静候
Traditional Script靜候
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄏㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing6hau6
Word Decomposition
jìngstill; calm; quiet; not moving
hòuto wait; to inquire after; to watch; season; climate; (old) period of five days

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
静悄悄jìng qiāoqiāoextremely quiet
静区jìngqūsilent zone; blind spot; dead space
静坐jìngzuòto sit quietly; to meditate; to stage a sit-in
静寂jìngjìquiet; silent
静宁jìngníngJingning county in Pingliang 平凉, Gansu
Words With Same Tail Word    
气候qìhòuclimate; atmosphere; situation
问候wènhòuto give one's respects; to send a greeting
等候děnghòuto wait; to wait for
伺候cìhòuto serve; to wait upon
侍候shìhòuto serve; to wait upon
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