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v. to stay, to stop for a while
Other meanings
[dài]   v. wait
[dài]   char. to need, be necessary
[dài]   v. to treat, to entertain
    step with left foot

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 yào zài měi guó dāi duō cháng shí jiān
phr. How long will you stay in the USA?
wǒ zài jiǔ bā dāi le yì wǎn shang .
phr. I stayed one night in the bar.
dāi huìr
adv. in a moment, later
wǒ men dāi zài jiā lǐ .
phr. We stay at home.
tā zhěng tiān dāi zài jiā lǐ shàng wáng dǎ yóu xì .
phr. He stays at home and plays video games online all day long.