Meaning of 闹

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(Trad.: 鬧)
Pinyin: nào
English Definition: noisy; cacophonous; to make noise; to disturb; to vent (feelings); to fall ill; to have an attack (of sickness); to go in (for some activity); to joke
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: As busy as the market gate
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ shì ] city, town; market, fair; to trade
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Example Words
闹事 nào shì to cause trouble; to create a disturbance
胡闹 nào to act willfully and make a scene; to make trouble
吵闹 chǎo nào noisy; raucous; to shout and scream
喧闹 xuān nào to make a noise; noisy
闹剧 nào farce; Classifiers:
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