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English Definitionto omit; to neglect
See alsolàokōng to fail to achieve something; to be fruitless
luòkōng to fail; to fall through; to come to nothing
Simplified Script落空
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄨㄛˋ ㄎㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lok6hung1
Word Decomposition
luòto fall or drop; (of the sun) to set; (of a tide) to go out; to lower; to decline or sink; to lag or fall behind; to fall onto; to rest with; to get or receive; to write down; whereabouts; settlement
kòngto empty; vacant; unoccupied; space; leisure; free time

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
落后luòhòuto fall behind; to lag (in technology etc); backward; to retrogress
落实luòshípractical; workable; to implement; to carry out; to decide
落选luòxuǎnto fail to be chosen (or elected); to lose an election
落伍luòwǔto fall behind the ranks; to be outdated
落地luòdìto fall to the ground; to be set on the ground; to reach to the ground; to be born; (of a plane) to land
Words With Same Tail Word    
有空yǒukòngto have time (to do something)
抽空chōukòngto find the time to do something
填空tiánkòngto fill a job vacancy; to fill in a blank (e.g. on questionnaire or exam paper)
拨空bōkòngto make time
留空liúkòngto leave blank space in a document; to leave some time free
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