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Meaning of 陋

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Pinyin: lòu
English Definition: low; humble; plain; ugly; mean; vulgar
Chinese Definition:
①丑的,粗劣,不文明的:丑陋。粗陋。陋俗。
②狭小,简略:陋室。简陋。因陋就简。陋巷簟瓢(形容家境贫寒,生活清苦)。
③见识小:浅陋。孤陋寡闻。
④轻视:陋今而荣古。

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (village) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] place, town, city
    • Surround from lower left
      • [ gōu ] secret, hidden, mysterious; small, minute; to conceal
      • [ bǐng ] third; 3rd heavenly stem
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Example Words
简陋 jiǎn lòu simple and crude
丑陋 chǒu lòu ugly
陋习 lòu corrupt practice; bad habits; malpractice
陈规陋习 chén guī lòu outmoded conventions; old-fashioned ways
孤陋寡闻 lòu guǎ wén ignorant and inexperienced; ill-informed and narrow-minded
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