耽误

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 耽誤

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

耽误 (simplified, Pinyin dānwu, traditional 耽誤)

  1. to delay; to hold up
  2. to procrastinate; to put off
  3. to waste; to squander
    耽误时间
    Bié dānwu shíjiān.
    Don't waste time.
    耽误青春
    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