Chinese Word Entry

老年痴獃症

Simplified Chinese form: 老年痴呆症

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄌㄠˇ ㄋㄧㄢˊ ㄔ ㄉㄞ ㄓㄥˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): lǎo nián chī dāi zhèng
Cantonese (Jyutping): lou5 nin4 ci1 ngoi4 zing3
Definitions:
  1. senile dementia

  2. Alzheimer's disease


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Chinese characters used in this word

old man, old age, grow old, old, aged, experienced
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄠˇ (lǎo)
Cantonese: lou5
Japanese: ロウ (rou) / お.いる (oiru)、 ふ.ける (fukeru)、 おい (oi)
Korean: 로 (ro), 노 (no)
Vietnamese: lão

year, counter for years, new-years, person's age
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄧㄢˊ (nián), ㄋㄧㄥˋ (nìng)
Cantonese: nin4
Japanese: ネン (nen) / とし (toshi)、 みのる (minoru)、 よわい (yowai)
Korean: 년 (nyeon), 연 (yeon)
Vietnamese: niên, nên
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stupid, foolish, dumb, silly
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔ (chī)
Cantonese: ci1
Japanese: チ (chi) / し.れる (shireru)、 おろか (oroka)
Korean: 치 (chi)
Vietnamese: si
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dull, dull-minded, simple, stupid
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄞ (dāi), ㄞˊ (ái)
Cantonese: daai1, daai4, ngoi4
Japanese: ガイ (gai) / おろ.か (oroka)
Korean: 애 (ae)
Vietnamese: ngai, ngốc, ngây
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symptoms, illness, disease, ailment
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄥˋ (zhèng), ㄓㄥ (zhēng)
Cantonese: zing1, zing3
Japanese: ショウ (shou) / しるし (shirushi)
Korean: 증 (jeung)
Vietnamese: chứng
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