This website uses cookies. Find out more or .
lǎo jiàng
n. old general, commander-in-chief, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess, old-timer, veteran

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
lǎo jiàng chū mǎ, yí gè díng liǎ
idiom. One veteran is worth two recruits; when a veteran goes into action, he can do the job of two.