耽誤

MandarinEdit

simpl. 耽误
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dānwu
Zhuyin ㄉㄢ ㄨ˙
IPA (key) /ta̠n⁵⁵ u²/

VerbEdit

耽誤 (traditional, Pinyin dānwu, simplified 耽误)

  1. to delay; to hold up
  2. to procrastinate; to put off
  3. to waste; to squander
    耽誤時間
    Bié dānwu shíjiān.
    Don't waste time.
    耽誤青春
    Bié dānwu wǒ de qīngchūn.
    Don't let my youth go to waste.
  4. to exacerbate; to make worse
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:18