Meaning of 聊

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Total strokes: 11; Radical: ; Structure: 耳 + 卯
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Pinyin: liáo
English Definition: to chat; to depend upon (literary); temporarily; just; slightly
Example Words:
无聊 [ liáo ]: bored; boring; senseless
聊天 [ liáo tiān ]: to chat; to gossip
民不聊生 [ mín liáo shēng ]: The people have no way to make a living (idiom, from Record of the Grand Historian 史记 ); no way of getting by
百无聊赖 [ bǎi liáo lài ]: bored to death (idiom); bored stiff; overcome with boredom
聊且 [ liáo qiě ]: for the time being; tentatively