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The Chinese word laoban - 老板 - lăobăn
(boss in Chinese)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Note: In this special case, one of the tones is pronounced differently than the (written) Pinyin phonetic script indicates. This phenomenon is called Tone sandhi.

English translation


Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( laoban / lăobăn ) with pronunciation (English translation: boss )

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老板 ( laoban / lăobăn ) is composed of these characters: (lao) , (ban)
The traditional Chinese characters of lăobăn are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 老板 ( laoban / lăobăn ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Meiyou laoban de tixie, ni dao xianzai haishi yi tuo shi.
Méiyŏu lăobăn de tíxié, nĭ dào xiànzài háishì yī tuó shĭ.
 – English translation: Without the boss' help, you would still be a piece of shit.


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

old  |  employer
More words that mean boss in Chinese
tóu ( 头 )

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