懶音

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Chinese[edit]

lazy sound; noise; news
trad. (懶音)
simp. (懒音)

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally: lazy sounds

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

懶音

  1. the phonological shift from a more formal to a more practical pronunciation, where certain syllables are altered or omitted

Usage notes[edit]

  • an English example would be "Wazzup?" ("what's up") or "how 'bout" ("how about")

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