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:
    透露 tòu to leak out; to divulge; to reveal
    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
    披露 to reveal; to publish; to make public; to announce
    流露 liú to reveal (indirectly, implicitly); to show (interest, contempt etc) by means of one's actions, tone of voice etc
    More: 露* | *露 | *露*
  • Pinyin: lòu

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

    Example Words:
    露面 lòu miàn to show one's face; to appear (in public)
    露脸 lòu liǎn to show one's face; to make one's good name; to become successful and well known; to shine
    露头 lòu tóu to show one's head; to give a sign to show one's presence
    露一手 lòu shǒu to show off one's abilities; to exhibit one's skills
    露马脚 lòu jiǎo to reveal the cloven foot (idiom); to unmask one's true nature; to give the game away
    More: 露* | *露 | *露*
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