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The Chinese word lan - 懒 - lăn
(lazy in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Chinese characters  ( lan / lăn ) with pronunciation (English translation: lazy )
懒 ( lan / lăn ) in traditional characters

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

slothful  |  to loaf on the job
Chinese example words containing the character 懒 ( lan / lăn )
懒惰 ( lănduò = lazy )
Other characters that are pronounced lăn in Chinese
More words that mean lazy in Chinese
lănduò ( 懒惰 )

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