(ruò)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. weak
  2. feeble
  3. young

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • ruò > ruo4

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
薄弱 bóruò weak/frail
脆弱 cuìruò weak/fragile/flimsy/frail
弱点 ruòdiǎn weak point/failing
削弱 xuēruò weaken/to cripple
病弱 bìng ruò sick and weak/sickly/invalid
薄弱 bó ruò weak/frail
薄弱环节 bó ruò huán jié weak link/loophole
不甘示弱 bù gān shì ruò not to be outdone
孱弱 chán ruò delicate/frail/impotent/weak
锄强扶弱 chú qiáng fú ruò to root out the strong and support the weak (idiom)/to rob the rich and give to the poor
脆弱 cuì ruò weak/frail
扶弱抑强 fú ruò yì qiáng to support the weak and restrain the strong (idiom)/robbing the rich to help the poor
国弱民穷 guó ruò mín qióng the country weakened and the people empoverished (idiom)
积弱 jī ruò cumulative weakness/to decline (over time)/degeneration
减弱 jiǎn ruò to weaken/to fall off
渐弱 jiàn ruò to fade out/gradually weakening/diminuendo/decrescendo
娇弱 jiāo ruò delicate
精神衰弱 jīng shén shuāi ruò psychasthenia/obsessive-compulsive disorder
羸弱 léi ruò frail/weak
能弱能强 néng ruò néng qiáng to be either weak or strong both have their purpose (idiom)
年老体弱 nián lǎo tǐ ruò old and weak (idiom)
懦弱 nuò ruò cowardly/weak
疲弱 pí ruò tired/weak/exhausted
贫弱 pín ruò poor and feeble
强将手下无弱兵 qiáng jiàng shǒu xià wú ruò bīng there are no poor soldiers under a good general (idiom)
强弱 qiáng ruò strong or weak/intensity/amount of force or pressure
怯弱 qiè ruò timid/weak
柔弱 róu ruò weak/delicate
软弱 ruǎn ruò weak/feeble/flabby
弱爆 ruò bào (slang) weak/pathetic/subpar/sucks
弱不禁风 ruò bù jīn fēng too weak to stand up to the wind (idiom)/extremely delicate/fragile state of health
弱侧 ruò cè weak side/off side (sports)
弱点 ruò diǎn weak point/failing
弱电统一 ruò diàn tǒng yī electro-weak interaction in fermion particle physics
弱化 ruò huà weaken/make weaker
弱碱 ruò jiǎn weak base (alkali)
弱脉 ruò mài weak pulse
弱肉强食 ruò ròu qiáng shí lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom)/fig. predatory behavior/the law of the jungle
弱势 ruò shì vulnerable/weak
弱视 ruò shì amblyopia
弱势群体 ruò shì qún tǐ disadvantaged social groups (e.g. the handicapped)/the economically and politically marginalized/the dispossessed
弱受 ruò shòu submissive/yielding/weak/opposite: 強攻|强攻, dominant
弱酸 ruò suān weak acid
弱听 ruò tīng hard of hearing/hearing-impaired
弱相互作用 ruò xiāng hù zuò yòng weak interaction (in particle physics)/weak force
弱小 ruò xiǎo small and weak/puny/the small and weak/children/women and children
弱音踏板 ruò yīn tà bǎn soft pedal (on piano)/una corda pedal
弱智 ruò zhì weak-minded/mentally deficient/retarded
弱作用 ruò zuò yòng weak interaction (physics)
弱作用力 ruò zuò yòng lì the weak force (in particle physics)
色弱 sè ruò partial color blindness/color weakness
神经衰弱 shén jīng shuāi ruò (euphemism) mental illness/psychasthenia
恃强凌弱 shì qiáng líng ruò see 恃強欺弱|恃强欺弱[shì qiáng qī ruò]
恃强欺弱 shì qiáng qī ruò to use one's strength to mistreat people (idiom)/to bully
示弱 shì ruò not to fight back/to take it lying down/to show weakness/to show one's softer side
瘦弱 shòu ruò thin and weak
衰弱 shuāi ruò weak/feeble
体弱 tǐ ruò debility
体弱多病 tǐ ruò duō bìng prone to illness/sickly/in fragile health
违强凌弱 wéi qiáng líng ruò to avoid the strong and attack the weak (idiom)/to bully/also written 違強陵弱|违强陵弱
违强陵弱 wéi qiáng líng ruò to avoid the strong and attack the weak (idiom)/to bully
微弱 wēi ruò weak/faint/feeble
纤弱 xiān ruò fragile/delicate
虚弱 xū ruò weak/in poor health
削弱 xuē ruò to weaken/to impair/to cripple
以强凌弱 yǐ qiáng líng ruò to use one's strength to bully the weak (idiom)
以弱胜强 yǐ ruò shèng qiáng using the weak to defeat the strong (idiom)/to win from a position of weakness
愚弱 yú ruò ignorant and feeble
稚弱 zhì ruò immature and feeble

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