Meaning of 弄

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  • Pinyin: nòng

    English Definition: to do; to manage; to handle; to play with; to fool with; to mess with; to fix; to toy with
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    弄虚作假 nòng zuò jiǎ to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery
    玩弄 wán nòng to play with; to toy with; to dally with; to engage in; to resort to
    嘲弄 cháo nòng to tease; to poke fun at; to make fun of
    摆弄 bǎi nòng to move back and forth; to fiddle with
    戏弄 nòng to play tricks on; to make fun of; to tease
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  • Pinyin: lòng

    English Definition: lane; alley
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    弄堂 lòng táng (dialect) alley; lane
    里弄 lòng lanes and alleys; neighborhood; lane neighborhoods in parts of Shanghai, with modified Chinese courtyard houses, occupied by single families in the 1930s, now crowded with multiple families
    巷弄 xiàng lòng alley; lane
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