Chinese Word Entry

愣頭愣腦

Simplified Chinese form: 愣头愣脑

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄌㄥˋ ㄊㄡˊ ㄌㄥˋ ㄋㄠˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): lèng tóu lèng nǎo
Cantonese (Jyutping): ling6 tau4 ling6 nou5
Definitions:
  1. rash

  2. impetuous

  3. reckless


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Chinese characters used in this word

be in a daze
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄥˋ (lèng)
Cantonese: ling6
Variants
Semantic variant form:

head, counter for large animals, top, chief, first, boss
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄡˊ (tóu), ㄊㄡ˙ (tou)
Cantonese: tau4
Japanese: トウ (tou)、 ズ (zu)、 ト (to) / あたま (atama)、 かしら (kashira)、 -がしら (-gashira)、 かぶり (kaburi)、 こうべ (koube)
Korean: 두 (du)
Vietnamese: đầu
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

brain, memory
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄠˇ (nǎo), ㄋㄠˋ (nào)
Cantonese: nou5
Japanese: ノウ (nou)、 ドウ (dou) / のうずる (nouzuru)、 のう (nou)、 のうみそ (noumiso)、 あたま (atama)
Korean: 뇌 (noe)
Vietnamese: não
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