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v. wait
Other meanings
[děng]   n./m. grade, rank; kind, type
[děng]   char. equal in number or degree
[děng]   conj. until, when
[děng]   aux. and so on, and so forth, etc.; indicating the end of an enumeration

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
nǐ xū yào děng èr shí fēn zhōng
phr. You will have to wait for twenty minutes.
qǐng shāo děng .
phr. Wait a minute please.
děng yí huìr .
phr. Hold on, please.
děng yí xià
v. Wait a moment
wó déng nǐ
phr. I will wait for you.
wǒ bù néng děng tài jiǔ
phr. I can't wait for a very long time.