YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English Definitionhorn (automobile etc); loudspeaker; brass wind instrument; trumpet; suona 锁呐
Simplified Script喇叭
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄚˇ ㄅㄚ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)laa3baa1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Topical Word Lists
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
see 喇叭; loudspeaker; trumpet
denote a sound or sharp noise (gunfire etc)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
喇嘛lǎmalama, spiritual teacher in Tibetan Buddhism
喇沙lǎshālaksa, spicy noodle soup of Southeast Asia; La Salle (used in the names of schools etc); Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651-1719), French priest, founder of the Brothers of the Christian Schools
喇合lǎhéRahab (mother of Boaz)
Words With Same Tail Word    
吹喇叭chuī lǎba(lit.) blowing the trumpet; (fig.) to praise somebody; (slang) to give a blowjob
大喇叭dà lǎbatyphon
伸缩喇叭shēnsuō lǎbatrombone
低音喇叭dīyīn lǎbawoofer
高音喇叭gāoyīn lǎbatweeter
Derived Words or Phrases    
Similar-sounding Words    
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables