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English Definitionto read aloud
Simplified Script朗读
Traditional Script朗讀
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄤˇ ㄉㄨˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)long5duk6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
lǎngclear; bright
to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
朗诵lǎngsòngto read aloud with expression; to recite; to declaim
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    
阅读yuèdúto read; reading
攻读gōngdúto major (in a field); to study a specialty to obtain a higher degree
宣读xuāndúto read out loud to an audience; a prepared speech (e.g. to a party conference)
工读gōngdúwork study
解读jiědúto decipher; to decode; to interpret
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