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English DefinitionWaterloo (Belgium); Battle of Waterloo (1815); fig. a defeat; failure
Simplified Script滑铁卢
Traditional Script滑鐵盧
Pinyinhuá tiě lú
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄚˊ ㄊㄧㄝˇ ㄌㄨˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waat6 tit3 lou4
Word Decomposition
huáto slip; to slide; smooth; slippery; cunning; (Chinese surname)
tiěiron (metal); arms; weapons; hard; strong; violent; unshakeable; determined; close; tight (slang); (Chinese surname)
(old) rice vessel; black; old variant of ; (slang) (Tw) troublesome; fussy; (Chinese surname); abbr. for Luxembourg 卢森堡

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