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teacher / CL: 個|个,
HSK 1
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  *老* | 老* | *老
prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity / old (of people) / venerable (person) / experienced / of long standing / always / all the time / of the past / very / outdated / (of meat etc) tough
HSK 3
tiger / CL: 隻|只
HSK 4
(coll.) wife
HSK 5
variant of 老闆|老板
HSK 5
rat / mouse / CL: 隻|只
HSK 5
boss / business proprietor / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
ordinary people / the "person in the street" / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
honest / sincere / well-behaved / open and guileless / naive
HSK 5
to age / to deteriorate with age / old and weak
HSK 6
old man or woman / the elderly / one's aged parents or grandparents
I (spoken by an old man)
elderly / old age / autumn of one's years
a long time ago
senior figure / elder / doyen
elderly lady (respectful) / esteemed mother / CL:
God / Heavens
(coll.) husband
(coll.) eunuch / see also 老公
old and frail / decrepit / doddering / decrepitude / infirmities of old age
respect for the aged
to age (of person or object) / becoming old
one who tries never to offend anybody
every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism / the sacred book of Daoism, 道德經|道德经 by Laozi
father / daddy / "I, your father" (in anger, or out of contempt) / I (used arrogantly or jocularly)
ancient / old / age-old
always
slot machine
sir (respectful form of address for an old man)
Robam (brand)
veteran
aged
father / dad
middle and old age
lit. when a rat crosses the street, people chase it down (idiom) / fig. everyone detests a lowlife
old, well-known brand / old style; old school / an old hand; experienced veteran
(dialect) father / old man / sir
matchmaker / go-between / same as 月下老人
Lao Cai, Vietnam / Laokai or Laukkai, Burma (Myanmar)
(coll.) foreigner (esp. non Asian person) / layman / amateur
old-fashioned / old type / outdated
solitary old man or woman / regular patron (at brothels)
experienced person / an old hand at sth
my old mother / I, this old woman / my old lady (colloquial) / maternal grandmother / midwife
the old and the young
polite term for old woman or man
hackneyed / well-worn (phrase etc) / same old story / stereotypical fashion
oldie (song)
old age / aging / aged / geriatric / the aged
old people / the elderly
wine, esp. Shaoxing wine
old fellow / old man / father / husband
to recover one's youthful vigor / to feel rejuvenated (idiom)
(respectful) lord / master / (coll.) maternal grandfather
rigorous schemes and deep foresight (idiom); astute and circumspect
men, women, young and old / all kinds of people / people of all ages
mother and father / parents
female proprietor / lady boss / boss's wife
mother / mom
old friend / (slang) period / menstruation
weary old body (colloquial term, used jocularly or irreverently)
pharaoh (loanword)
glutton
God / Heavens
elders
elder brother (often used self-referentially) / (form of address between male friends) old chap / buddy
presbyopia
shop, firm, or brand of merchandise with a long-established reputation
youngest
old man; elderly man
old friend / sb who passed the county level imperial exam (in Ming dynasty)
mature / experienced / sophisticated
to grow old together
(of an elderly couple) husband or wife
(old) a senior in one's household
my (your etc) old father / polite appellation for an elderly male
Laohekou, county-level city in Xiangfan 襄樊, Hubei
Laos
old-fashioned / old-school
old road / familiar way / beaten track / conventional behavior
old / aged / (of calligraphy or painting) vigorous / forceful
(coll.) to live with and depend on one's parents even upon reaching adulthood
Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism / the sacred book of Daoism, 道德經|道德经 by Laozi
(coll.) eagle / hawk / any similar bird of prey
to go back to one's roots / to return to one's native place / by ext. to join one's ancestors (i.e. to die)
(affectionate form of address for a male who is not very much younger than oneself) my boy / old pal
the older generation / ancestors
cheat / swindler (in gambling)
to grow old / to age / aging
nursing home / old people's home
old situation / things as they were
venerable middle-aged or elderly man, usually wearing an artificial beard (in Chinese opera)
capital / assets / savings / nest egg / (fig.) reputation / laurels (to rest upon) / old edition of a book / (tree) trunk
to spend one's last years
(coll.) old man / (said of an aging husband) my old man
previous generation / older generation
@ / at symbol
Broadway (New York City)
pension

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