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  • lǎo old
  • spoon
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
lou5 lou5 old (of people) / venerable (person) / experienced / of long standing / always / all the time / of the past / very / outdated / (of meat etc) tough / prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity

Common Chinese Words Using 老

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
lou5 si1 lou5 si1 teacher
 
lou5 baan2 lou5 baan2 robam (brand) / boss / business proprietor
 
lou5 yan4 lou5 jan4 old man or woman / the elderly / one's aged parents or grandparents
 
lou5 taai3 lou5 taai3 old lady
 
lou5 po4 lou5 po4 (coll.) wife
 
lou5 tau4 lou5 tau4 old fellow / old man / father / husband
 
lou5 ye4 lou5 je4 (respectful) lord / master / (coll.) maternal grandfather

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