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老外
Main
English Definition(coll.) foreigner (esp. non Asian person); layman; amateur
Simplified Script老外
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinlǎowài
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄠˇ ㄨㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lou5ngoi6
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Word Decomposition
lǎoprefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; old (of people); venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough
wàioutside; in addition; foreign; external

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Words With Same Head Word    
老师lǎoshīteacher
老板lǎobǎnboss; business proprietor; Robam (brand)
老虎lǎohǔtiger
老人lǎorénold man or woman; the elderly; one's aged parents or grandparents
老太太lǎo tàitaielderly lady (respectful); esteemed mother
Words With Same Tail Word    
除了…以外chúle … yǐwàibesides; apart from; in addition to; except for
另外lìngwàiadditional; in addition; besides; separate; other; moreover; furthermore
此外cǐwàibesides; in addition; moreover; furthermore
以外yǐwàiapart from; other than; except for; external; outside of; on the other side of; beyond
意外yìwàiunexpected; accident; mishap
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