Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT Simple English to Chinese dictionary

等候

Word definition:

Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
to wait / to wait for
HSK 6

Character decomposition:

CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
splitcomponent searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *等* | 等* | *等
12画
rank, grade; wait; equal; 'etc.'
8834.1
HGDI
component searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *候* | 候* | *候
10画
wait; expect; visit; greet
2723.4
OLNK

Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
to wait / to wait for
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *等* | 等* | *等
class / rank / grade / equal to / same as / to wait for / to await / et cetera / and so on / et al. (and other authors) / after / as soon as / once
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *候* | 候* | *候
to wait / to inquire after / to watch / season / climate / (old) period of five days


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