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ChineseEdit

 
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
 
hole; aperture; cavity; sinus (anatom.)
trad. (老竇)
simp. (老窦)

EtymologyEdit

From 老頭老头 (lou5 tau4), possibly due to dialectal (Shunde) influence. The choice of using may be influenced by the connection with Dou Yujun (竇禹鈞), father of five sons, who had the right method of teaching them.

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NounEdit

老竇

  1. (Cantonese, informal) Alternative form of 老豆 (“dad; old man”).