Meaning of 老

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Total strokes: 6; Radical: ; Structure: 耂 + 匕
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Pinyin: lǎo
English Definition: prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; old (of people); venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough
Example Words:
衰老 [ shuāi lǎo ]: to age; to deteriorate with age; old and weak
古老 [ lǎo ]: ancient; old; age-old
老百姓 [ lǎo bǎi xìng ]: ordinary people; the "person in the street"; Classifiers:
老板 [ lǎo bǎn ]: Robam (brand)
老板 [ lǎo bǎn ]: boss; business proprietor; Classifiers: