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English Definitiondiscontent; complaint; to complain
Simplified Script牢骚
Traditional Script牢騷
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄠˊ ㄙㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lou4sou1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
láofirm; sturdy; fold (for animals); sacrifice; prison
sāotrouble; disturbance; rumpus; flirty; coquettish; abbr. for 离骚; literary writings; smell of urine; foul smell; male (animal) (dialect)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
牢固láogùfirm; secure
牢记láojìto keep in mind; to remember
牢房láofángjail cell; prison cell
牢牢láoláofirmly; safely
牢友láoyǒuinmate; cellmate
Words With Same Tail Word    
闷骚mēnsāo(coll.) outwardly cold or retiring but deep and passionate inside
拿骚násāoNassau, capital of The Bahamas
发骚fāsāohorny; lecherous
离骚lísāoSorrow at Parting, poem by Qu Yuan 屈原 in Songs of Chu 楚辞
风骚fēngsāoliterary excellence; flirtatious behavior
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