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old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(老人)
variant forms 老儂老侬 Min Nan colloquial

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Note:
  • lāu-lâng - colloquial;
  • ló-jîn - literary.
  • Wu
  • NounEdit

    老人

    1. old person; the old; the elderly
      父親看起來精神矍鑠老人 [MSC, trad.]
      父亲看起来精神矍铄老人 [MSC, simp.]
      Tā de fùqīn kànqilai shì yī wèi jīngshén juéshuò de lǎorén. [Pinyin]
      His father looks like a sprightly old man.
    2. elder

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    JapaneseEdit

    Kanji in this term
    ろう
    Grade: 4
    じん
    Grade: 1
    kan’on

    EtymologyEdit

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    NounEdit

    老人 (hiragana ろうじん, rōmaji rōjin, historical hiragana らうじん)

    1. old person, elderly

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    KoreanEdit

    Hanja in this term

    NounEdit

    老人 (noin) (hangeul 노인)

    1. Hanja form? of 노인 (old person, elderly).