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Main Radical of Character

  • mǎo earthly branch #4
  • dāo knife
  • tián field
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
lau4 lau4 to leave (a message etc) / to retain / to stay / to remain / to keep / to preserve

Common Chinese Words Using 留

Traditional Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
lau4 ha5, ha6 lau4 haa5, haa6 to leave behind / to stay behind / to remain / to keep / not to let (sb) go
 
lau4 hok6 lau4 hok6 to study abroad
 
bou2 lau4 bou2 lau4 to retain / to continue to have / to preserve / to maintain / to reserve / reservations / to hold back (approval or acceptance)
 
ting4 lau4 ting4 lau4 to stay somewhere temporarily / to stop over
 
lau4 kap1 lau4 kap1 to set aside for
 
keui1 lau4 keoi1 lau4 to detain (a prisoner) / to keep sb in custody
 
wai4, wai6 lau4 wai4, wai6 lau4 to leave behind / to hand down

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