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char. fatigued; to make sb. toil; meritorious deed; to reward; labor; laborer
80%     120%
Other meanings
[láo]   v. to put sb. to the trouble (of doing sth.)
    (lit) grass (for )
    power (for )
'劳' is part of the following simplified words:
 唠 崂 捞 涝 痨 耢 铹
'劳' is part of the following traditional words:
 嘮 嶗 撈 朥 澇 癆 耮 鐒

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.
láo dòng
v. physical work, labor
láo lì
n. labor force, labor
gōng láo
n. merits and contribution, credits, good service
láo lèi
adj. tired, exhausted
pí láo
adj./n. tired, fatigued, strain; fatigue, weariness, tiredness
láo gōng
n. labor, laborer
láo zī
n. labor and capital, labor and management
dài láo
v. do something (for someone)
wèi láo
v. appreciate somebody's services and present gifts, bring gifts to somebody in recognition of his services
chóu láo
n. reward, pay
láo mín shāng cái
idiom. (of national construction projects, etc.) be a sheer waste of money and energy, to waste money and manpower
bù láo ér huò
idiom. make gains without doing any work
xiào quán mǎ zhī láo
idiom. serve sb. faithfully
néng zhě duō láo
idiom. abler people do more work; It is because you are so capable that we (or they) leave everything to you
kào láo
v. to give food and drink for meritorious service; to reward with food and drink