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English Definitionto get angry; irritated; to annoy; to aggravate; annoying
Simplified Script恼火
Traditional Script惱火
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄠˇ ㄏㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)nou5fo2
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
nǎoto get angry
huǒfire; urgent; ammunition; fiery or flaming; internal heat (Chinese medicine); hot (popular); measure word for military units (old); (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
恼人nǎorénannoying; irksome; to irritate
恼怒nǎonùresentful; angry; to enrage somebody
恼恨nǎohènto hate and resent; angry and full of grievances
恼人地nǎorén deannoyingly
恼羞成怒nǎo xiū chéng nùto fly into a rage out of humiliation; to be ashamed into anger (idiom)
Words With Same Tail Word    
救火jiùhuǒfire fighting
烟火yānhuǒsmoke and fire; fireworks
起火qǐhuǒto catch fire; to cook; to get angry
怒火nùhuǒrage; fury; hot anger
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