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English Definitionold friend; (slang) period; menstruation
Simplified Script老朋友
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinlǎo péngyou
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄠˇ ㄆㄥˊ ㄧㄡ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)lou5 pang4jau5
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old (of people); venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough

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Words With Same Head Word    
老板lǎobǎnboss; business proprietor; Robam (brand)
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    
女朋友nǚ péngyougirlfriend
男朋友nán péngyouboyfriend
交朋友jiāo péngyouto make friends; (dialect) to start an affair with somebody
够朋友gòu péngyou(coll.) to be a true friend
好朋友hǎo péngyougood friend; (slang) a visit from Aunt Flo (menstrual period)
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