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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 心木中人 (PDLO))

  1. lazy, languid, listless

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping laan5, Yale laan5)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin lǎn (lan3), Wade-Giles lan3)

Adjective[edit]

(Pinyin lǎn, traditional )

  1. lazy, indolent, slothful
  2. sluggish, drowsy

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

To indicate the meaning of the English construction, "too lazy to X" (i.e., that person is feeling "too lazy" to do a certain verb): use 懒 plus 得:

夏天的我懒得化妆
离家出走 (郑怡)