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停 tíng : Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

停 (tíng) English Meaning

  • to halt
  • to stop
  • to park (a car)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 我希望雨会停。
    Wǒ xīwàng yǔ huì tíng.
    I wish it would stop raining.
  • 希望雨快点停吧。
    Xīwàng yǔ kuài diǎn tíng ba.
    If only the rain would stop!
  • 它将停在那里多久?
    Tā jiāng tíng zài nàlǐ duōjiǔ?
    How long will it stay there?
  • 警察命令他们停手。
    Jǐngchá mìnglìng tāmen tíngshǒu.
    The policeman commanded them to stop.
  • 把车停在这里是违法的。
    Bǎ chē tíng zài zhèlǐ shì wéifǎ de.
    It’s illegal to park your car here.
  • 我们在下个加油站停一下。
    Wǒmen zàixià gè jiāyóu zhàn tíng yīxià.
    Let’s stop at the next gas station.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ting
  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 亭 (tíng): pavilion; booth; kiosk; erect

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 停

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 停泊 (tíng bó): anchorage; mooring (of a ship)
  • 停顿 (tíng dùn): pause
  • 停滞 (tíng zhì): stagnation; at a standstill; bogged down
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