Meaning of 挡

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(Trad.: 擋)
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: A hand raised at the right time ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ dāng ] appropriate, timely; to act, to serve; the sound of bells
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  • Pinyin: dǎng

    English Definition: to resist; to obstruct; to hinder; to keep off; to block (a blow); to get in the way of; cover; gear (e.g. in a car's transmission)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    遮挡 [ zhē dǎng ]: to shelter; to shelter from
    挡住 [ dǎng zhù ]: to obstruct
    阻挡 [ dǎng ]: to stop; to resist; to obstruct
    低速挡 [ dǎng ]: low gear; bottom gear
    倒车挡 [ dào chē dǎng ]: reverse gear
    More: 挡* | *挡 | *挡*
  • Pinyin: dàng

    English Definition: to arrange; to put in order
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    搭挡 [ dàng ]: variant of 搭档
    摒挡 [ bìng dàng ]: to put in order; to arrange (literary); cuisine
    More: 挡* | *挡 | *挡*
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