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English Definitionto 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
See also to leave out; to be missing; to leave behind or forget to bring; to lag or fall behind
lào see 落枕 and 落炕
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lok6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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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落伍luòwǔto fall behind the ranks; to be outdated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    
角落jiǎoluònook; corner
降落jiàngluòto descend; to land
击落jīluòto shoot down (a plane)
下落xiàluòwhereabouts; to drop; to fall
堕落duòluòto degrade; to degenerate; to become depraved; corrupt; a fall from grace
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