(làn)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. overcooked
  2. rotten
  3. soft
  4. mushy

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Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
灿烂 cànlàn to glitter/brilliant/splendid
腐烂 fǔlàn rot/become gangrenous
比烂 bǐ làn to compare two unsatisfactory things/to argue that others have similar or worse faults (as a response to criticism)/whataboutery
灿烂 càn làn to glitter/brilliant/splendid
灿烂多彩 càn làn duō cǎi multicolored splendor (of fireworks, bright lights etc)
陈谷子烂芝麻 chén gǔ zi làn zhī ma lit. stale grain, overcooked sesame (idiom)/fig. the same boring old gossip
捣烂 dǎo làn to mash/to beat to a pulp
赌烂 dǔ làn (Tw) (slang) to be ticked off by (sb or sth)/to be pissed at (sb or sth)/to be in a foul mood/down in the dumps/(from Taiwanese 揬?, Tai-lo pr. [tu̍h-lān])
度烂 dù làn see 賭爛|赌烂[dǔ làn]
废铜烂铁 fèi tóng làn tiě scrap metal/a pile of junk
腐烂 fǔ làn to rot/to putrefy/(fig.) corrupt
滚瓜烂熟 gǔn guā làn shú lit. ripe as a melon that rolls from its vine (idiom)/fig. to know fluently/to know sth inside out/to know sth by heart
海枯石烂 hǎi kū shí làn lit. when the seas run dry and the stones go soft (idiom)/fig. forever/until the end of time
好记性不如烂笔头 hǎo jì xìng bù rú làn bǐ tóu the palest ink is better than the best memory (idiom)
唬烂 hǔ làn (slang) (Tw) to bullshit/to fool
焦头烂额 jiāo tóu làn é lit. badly burned about the head (from trying to put out a fire) (idiom)/fig. hard-pressed/under pressure (from a heavy workload, creditors etc)
溃烂 kuì làn to fester/to ulcerate
烂梗 làn gěng lame joke
烂好人 làn hǎo rén sb who tries to be on good terms with everyone
烂糊 làn hu overripe/overcooked
烂漫 làn màn brightly colored/unaffected (i.e. behaving naturally)
烂熳 làn màn variant of 爛漫|烂漫[làn màn]
烂缦 làn màn variant of 爛漫|烂漫[làn màn]
烂泥 làn ní mud/mire
烂泥扶不上墙 làn ní fú bù shàng qiáng useless (idiom)/worthless/inept
烂泥糊不上墙 làn ní hú bù shàng qiáng see 爛泥扶不上牆|烂泥扶不上墙[làn ní fú bù shàng qiáng]
烂片 làn piàn dud movie
烂舌头 làn shé tóu to gossip/to blab/a blab-mouth
烂熟 làn shú well cooked/to know thoroughly
烂摊子 làn tān zi terrible mess/shambles
烂桃花 làn táo huā unhappy love affair
烂透 làn tòu rotten to the core
烂尾 làn wěi unfinished/incomplete
烂污货 làn wū huò loose woman/slut
烂崽 làn zǎi rogue/rowdy/unreliable chap
烂账 làn zhàng accounts in a rotten state
烂醉 làn zuì dead drunk/completely drunk
烂醉如泥 làn zuì rú ní lit. as drunk as mud/completely drunk
霉烂 méi làn mold/rot
靡烂 mí làn rotting/decaying
糜烂 mí làn dissipated/rotten/decaying
糜烂性毒剂 mí làn xìng dú jì vesicant
破烂 pò làn worn-out/rotten/dilapidated/tattered/ragged/rubbish/junk
肉烂在锅里 ròu làn zài guō lǐ lit. the meat falls apart as it stews, but it all stays in the pot (idiom)/fig. some of us may lose or gain, but in any case the benefits don't go to outsiders
软烂 ruǎn làn (of food etc) soft/pulpy/(Tw) (of a person) lacking drive/shiftless/lazy
三寸不烂之舌 sān cùn bù làn zhī shé to have a silver tongue/to have the gift of the gab
死缠烂打 sǐ chán làn dǎ (coll.) to pester/to harass
撕烂 sī làn to tear up/to tear to pieces
贪多嚼不烂 tān duō jiáo bù làn to bite off more than one can chew (idiom)
天真烂漫 tiān zhēn làn màn innocent and unaffected
稀巴烂 xī bā làn same as 稀爛|稀烂[xī làn]
稀烂 xī làn smashed up/broken into pieces/thoroughly mashed/pulpy
下三烂 xià sān làn variant of 下三濫|下三滥[xià sān làn]
朽烂 xiǔ làn rotten
绚烂 xuàn làn splendid/gorgeous/dazzling
砸烂 zá làn to smash
撞烂 zhuàng làn to destroy by smashing/smashed up

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