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English Definitionto read aloud with expression; to recite; to declaim
Simplified Script朗诵
Traditional Script朗誦
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄤˇ ㄙㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)long5zung6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
lǎngclear; bright
sòngto read aloud; to recite

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Words With Same Head Word    
朗读lǎngdúto read aloud
朗吟lǎngyínto recite in a loud, clear voice
朗姆lǎngmǔrum (beverage) (loanword)
朗文lǎngwénLongman (name)
朗照lǎngzhàoto shine brightly; (fig.) to perceive clearly
Words With Same Tail Word    
背诵bèisòngto recite; to repeat from memory
传诵chuánsòngwidely known; on everyone's lips
吟诵yínsòngto read aloud; to recite rhythmically; to chant; to intone (esp. poems in rhythm)
告诵gàosòngto tell; to inform
念诵niànsòngto read out; to recite; to remember somebody (while talking about something else)
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