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English Definitionold man; I (an old man referring to himself)
Simplified Script老汉
Traditional Script老漢
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄠˇ ㄏㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lou5hon3
Part of Speech(名) noun
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old (of people); venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough
hànman; Han ethnic group; Chinese (language); the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

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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    
武汉wǔhànWuhan city on Changjiang, subprovincial city and capital of Hubei province
广汉guǎnghànGuanghan county level city in Deyang 德阳, Sichuan
偷汉tōuhàn(of a woman) to take a lover
先汉xiānhànpre-Han; China before to 200 BC
两汉liǎnghànHan dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); refers to the Western Han and Eastern Han
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