(lòu)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to leak
  2. to funnel
  3. to let out

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • lòu > lou4

  • 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
走漏 zǒulòu leak (information, liquid, etc)/divulge/reveal
崩漏 bēng lòu uterine bleeding
出漏子 chū lòu zi to take a wrong turn/to go wrong
船到江心,补漏迟 chuán dào jiāng xīn, bǔ lòu chí It's too late to plug the leak once ship is in the middle of the river. (idiom)
错漏 cuò lòu error and negligence
地漏 dì lòu drain/underground drainpipe/floor gutter/25th of 2nd lunar month
滴漏 dī lòu water clock/clepsydra/to drip
滴漏计时器 dī lòu jì shí qì hourglass/water clock/clepsydra
滴水不漏 dī shuǐ bù lòu lit. not one drop of water can leak out/watertight/rigorous (argument)
点水不漏 diǎn shuǐ bù lòu not one drop of water leaks (idiom)/fig. thoughtful and completely rigorous/watertight
法网灰灰,疏而不漏 fǎ wǎng huī huī, shū ér bù lòu The net of justice is wide, but no-one escapes.
更漏 gēng lòu water clock used to mark night watches
锢漏锅 gù lòu guō tinker/artisan who fixes leaky pots
挂一漏万 guà yī lòu wàn to mention some but omit many others (idiom)/to leave out much more than one includes
会漏 huì lòu leak
检漏 jiǎn lòu to check for leaks
克漏字 kè lòu zì cloze (loanword) (Tw)
零日漏洞 líng rì lòu dòng zero-day vulnerability (computing)
漏电 lòu diàn to leak electricity/(fig.) (coll.) to unintentionally arouse romantic interest (by being solicitous etc)/cf. 放電|放电[fàng diàn]
漏掉 lòu diào to miss/to leave out/to omit/to be omitted/to be missing/to slip through/to leak out/to seep away
漏洞 lòu dòng leak/hole/gap/loophole
漏洞百出 lòu dòng bǎi chū (of an argument, theory etc) full of flaws (idiom)
漏斗 lòu dǒu funnel
漏斗云 lòu dǒu yún funnel cloud
漏脯充饥 lòu fǔ chōng jī to bury one's head in the sand (idiom)
漏锅 lòu guō colander/strainer/sieve/leaky pot
漏壶 lòu hú water clock/clepsydra
漏气 lòu qì to leak air or gas
漏勺 lòu sháo perforated spoon/strainer spoon/skimmer
漏失 lòu shī to lose sth due to leakage/to let sth slip through/a slip-up/an oversight
漏水 lòu shuǐ to leak (of water)
漏税 lòu shuì tax evasion
漏水转浑天仪 lòu shuǐ zhuàn hún tiān yí water-driven armillary sphere (Zhang Heng's famous astronomical apparatus)
漏网游鱼 lòu wǎng yóu yú see 漏網之魚|漏网之鱼[lòu wǎng zhī yú]
漏网之鱼 lòu wǎng zhī yú a fish that escaped the net (idiom)/(fig.) sb or sth that slips through the net
漏泄 lòu xiè a leak (e.g. of chemicals)
漏泄天机 lòu xiè tiān jī to divulge the will of heaven (idiom)/to leak a secret/to let the cat out of the bag
漏油 lòu yóu oil spill/oil leak/(fig.) boo! (opposite of 加油[jiā yóu])
纰漏 pī lòu careless mistake/slip-up
缺漏 quē lòu to overlook/omissions/deficiencies
沙漏 shā lòu hourglass/sand filter
渗漏 shèn lòu seepage/leakage
疏而不漏 shū ér bù lòu loose, but allows no escape (idiom, from Laozi 老子[Lǎo zǐ])/the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape
疏漏 shū lòu to slip/to overlook by negligence/careless omission/oversight
说漏嘴 shuō lòu zuǐ to blurt out/to let slip
逃漏 táo lòu to evade (paying tax)/(tax) evasion
天机不可泄漏 tiān jī bù kě xiè lòu lit. mysteries of heaven must not be revealed (idiom)/must not be revealed/I am not at liberty to inform you.
天网恢恢,疏而不漏 tiān wǎng huī huī, shū ér bù lòu lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73)/fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape/you can't run from the long arm of the law
透漏 tòu lòu to divulge/to leak/to reveal
偷漏 tōu lòu to evade (taxes)
脱漏 tuō lòu omission/to leave out/missing
屋漏更遭连夜雨 wū lòu gèng zāo lián yè yǔ when it rains, it pours (idiom)
屋漏偏逢连夜雨 wū lòu piān féng lián yè yǔ when it rains, it pours (idiom)
泄漏 xiè lòu (of a liquid or gas) to leak/to divulge (a secret)/to leak
泄漏天机 xiè lòu tiān jī to divulge the will of heaven (idiom)/to leak a secret/to let the cat out of the bag
遗漏 yí lòu to overlook/to miss/to omit
一字不漏 yī zì bù lòu without missing a word
雨漏 yǔ lòu gargoyle (architecture)
钟鸣漏尽 zhōng míng lòu jìn past one's prime/in one's declining years
走漏 zǒu lòu to leak (of information, liquid etc)/to divulge
走漏消息 zǒu lòu xiāo xi to divulge secrets

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