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Meaning of 弄

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Ideographic: Two hands 廾 playing with a piece of jade 玉; 廾 also provides the pronunciation
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  • Pinyin: lòng

    English Definition: lane; alley
    Chinese Definition:
    ①方言,小巷,胡同:弄堂。里弄。
    Example Words:
    巷弄 [ xiàng lòng ]: alley; lane
    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
  • 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:
    ①玩耍,把玩:摆弄。玩弄。弄臣(帝王所亲近狎昵的臣子)。弄潮儿。戏弄。弄瓦(“瓦”是原始的纺锤,古代把它给女孩子玩,意为生女儿)。弄璋(“璋”是一种玉器,古代把它给男孩子玩。意为生儿子)。
    ②做,干:弄假成真。弄明白。
    ③设法取得:弄点钱花。
    ④搅扰:这事弄得人心惶惶。
    ⑤耍,炫耀:搔首弄姿。
    ⑥不正当地使用:弄权。弄手段。捉弄。
    ⑦奏乐或乐曲的一段、一章:弄琴。梅花三弄。
    ⑧古代百戏乐舞中指扮演角色或表演节目。

    Example Words:
    玩弄 [ wán nòng ]: to play with; to toy with; to dally with; to engage in; to resort to
    弄清 [ nòng qīng ]: to clarify; to fully understand
    弄到 [ nòng dào ]: to get hold of; to obtain; to secure; to come by
    摆弄 [ bǎi nòng ]: to move back and forth; to fiddle with
    丢眉弄色 [ diū méi nòng ]: to wink at sb
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