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děng
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
    bamboo

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
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nǐ xū yào děng èr shí fēn zhōng
phr. You will have to wait for twenty minutes.
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​兒​?
nín néng déng wǒ yí huìr ma
phr. Would you please wait for me for a moment?
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qǐng shāo děng .
phr. Wait a minute please.
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shàng wú ní děng le duō shao xiǎo shí ?
phr. How many hours did you wait this morning?
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​兒。
děng yí huìr .
phr. Hold on, please.
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wǒ zhàn zài gōng yuán mén kóu děng tā .
phr. I stood at the gate of the park and waited for her.
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wó děng le xú jiǔ tā cái chū xiàn
phr. I waited for a long time before he turned up.
děng yí xià
v. Wait a moment
děng chē
v. wait for the bus, wait for the car, wait for etc.
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wó déng nǐ
phr. I will wait for you.
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wǒ bù néng děng tài jiǔ
phr. I can't wait for a very long time.
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qíng déng wǒ yí xià .
phr. Please wait a few moments for me.