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The Chinese word lu - 露 - lù
(dew in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced lòu. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

dew"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to expose, to reveal,
to show

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 露 ( lù ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.

Chinese characters  ( lu / lù ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>dew</m> )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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

rain  |  dewdrop
露 ( lu / lù ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 769)
Chinese example words containing the character 露 ( lu / lù )
露水 ( lùshuĭ = dew ), 沐浴露 ( mùyùlù = shower bath )
Other characters that are pronounced lù in Chinese

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