Meaning of 露

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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: dew; syrup; nectar; outdoors (not under cover); to show; to reveal; to betray; to expose
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    暴露 [ bào ]: to expose; to reveal; to lay bare; also pr. [pu4 lu4]
    揭露 [ jiē ]: to expose; to unmask; to ferret out; to disclose; disclosure
    流露 [ liú ]: to reveal (indirectly, implicitly); to show (interest, contempt etc) by means of one's actions, tone of voice etc
    透露 [ tòu ]: to leak out; to divulge; to reveal
    泄露 [ xiè ]: to leak (information); to divulge; also pr. [xie4 lou4]
    More: 露* | *露 | *露*
  • Pinyin: lòu

    English Definition: to show; to reveal; to betray; to expose
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    三点全露 [ sān diǎn quán lòu ]: (slang) naked; nude
    抛头露面 [ pāo tóu lòu miàn ]: to show your face in public (derog.)
    玛丽莲・梦露 [ lián · mèng lòu ]: Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), US actress
    露一手 [ lòu shǒu ]: to show off one's abilities; to exhibit one's skills
    露富 [ lòu ]: to show one's wealth; to let one's wealth show
    More: 露* | *露 | *露*
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