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zhōnglǎoniánrén middle-aged and elderly people

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        Zhōng/zhōng/zhòng, China/Chinese/surname Zhong, within/among/in/middle/center/while (doing sth)/dur...
        qízhōng, among/in/included among these
        zhōngxīn, center/heart/core/CL:個|个[gè]
        gāozhōng/gāozhòng, senior high school/abbr. for 高級中學|高级中学[gāo jí zhōng xué], to pass brilliantly (u...
        Zhōngguó, [中國], China
        jízhōng, to concentrate/to centralize/to focus/centralized/concentrated/to put together
        zhōngjiān, [中間], between/intermediate/mid/middle
        zhīzhōng, inside/among/in the midst of (doing sth)/during
        dāngzhōng, [當中], among/in the middle/in the center
        zhōngwèi, lieutenant (navy)/first lieutenant (army)/subaltern
        xīnzhōng, central point/in one's thoughts/in one's heart
        zhōngyāng, central/middle/center/central authorities (of a state)
        
        kōngzhōng, in the sky/in the air
        jīzhòng, [擊中], to hit (a target etc)/to strike
        zhōngwǔ, noon/midday/CL:個|个[gè]
        
        zhōngxué, [中學], middle school/CL:個|个[gè]
        yǎnzhōng, in one's eyes
        shìzhōngxīn, city center/downtown
        zhòngdú, to be poisoned/poisoning
        zhōngxiào, middle ranking officer in Chinese army/lieutenant colonel/commander
        xuǎnzhòng, [選中], to choose/to pick/to settle upon/to decide upon a candidate/to be selected for s...
        mìngzhòng, to hit (a target)
        túzhōng, en route
        zhōngduàn, [中斷], to cut short/to break off/to discontinue/to interrupt
        cóngzhōng, [從中], from within/therefrom
        zhòngdàn, [中彈], hit by a bullet/shot
        
        zhōngtú, midway
        
        zhōngzhǐ, to cease/to suspend/to break off/to stop/to discontinue
        zhòngfēng, [中風], to suffer a paralyzing stroke
        zhōngjiānrén, [中間人], intermediary/mediator
        zhōngbù, middle part/central section
        dǎzhòng, to hit (a target)
        gāozhōngshēng, senior high school student
        zhōngzhuǎnzhàn, [中轉站], hub (network equipment)
        zhōngnián, middle age
        Zhōngdōng, [中東], Middle East
        jízhōngyíng, [集中營], concentration camp
        ànzhōng, in the dark/in secret/on the sly/surreptitiously
        zhèngzhōng, middle/center/right in the middle or center/nub
        Zhōngwén, Chinese language
        
        zhōngshìjì, [中世紀], medieval/Middle Ages
        zhōngchǎng, [中場], middle period of a tripartite provincial exam (in former times)/midfield/mid-cou...
        chūzhōng, junior high school/abbr. for 初級中學|初级中学[chū jí zhōng xué]
        
        zhòngjiǎng, [中獎], to win a prize/a successful gamble
        zhōnglì, neutral/neutrality
        zhōngděng, medium
        Zhōngcān, Chinese meal/Chinese food/CL:份[fèn],頓|顿[dùn]
        zhōngjiè, to act as intermediary/to link/intermediate/inter-/agency/agent
        zhōngchǎnjiējí, [中產階級], middle class
        kànzhòng, to have a preference for/to fancy/to choose after consideration/to settle on
        
        
西         zhōngxībù, midwest
        shíwùzhòngdú, food poisoning
        ZhōngYì/zhòngyì, Sino-Italian, to take one's fancy/to be to one's liking
        DìzhōngHǎi, Mediterranean Sea
        zhōngqī, middle (of a period of time)/medium-term (plan, forecast etc)
        zhōngfàn, [中飯], lunch
        Zhōngcūn, Nakamura (Japanese surname)
        
        cāizhòng, to guess correctly/to figure out the right answer
        zhòngshāng, [中傷], to slander/to smear
        zhōngshū, [中樞], center/backbone/hub (e.g. of transport network)/the central administration
        qīzhōng, interim/midterm
        zhōngxuéshēng, [中學生], middle-school student/high school student
        zhōngzhǐ, middle finger
        
        cìzhòng, to hit with a piercing blow
        yìliàozhīzhōng, to come as no surprise/as expected
        
        zhōngjìzhàn, [中繼站], relay station
        piànzhōng, in the movie
        wúzhōngshēngyǒu, [無中生有], to create something from nothing (idiom)
        yǎnzhōngdīng, [眼中釘], a thorn in one's side
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        Zhōngcānguǎn, [中餐館], Chinese restaurant
        zhōngtíqín, viola
        gèzhōng, [個中], therein/in this
        Tiánzhōng, Tienchung town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhāng huà xiàn], Taiwan/Tanaka (Japane...
        
        
        zhézhōng, to compromise/to take the middle road/a trade-off/eclectic
        zhōngcéng, [中層], middle-ranking
        yìzhōngrén, sweetheart/one's true love/the person of one's thoughts
        zhōngfēng, [中鋒], midfielder/center (basketball)/center forward (hockey, football)
        
        
        zhòngshǔ, sunstroke/heatstroke
        zhòngjì, [中計], to fall into a trap/taken in by a stratagem/cheated/ripped off
        zhòngxié, to be possessed/to be bewitched
        ZhōngMěizhōu, Central America
        Zhōngshì/zhòngshì, Chinese style, to pass an exam (or the imperial exam)/to qualify
        ZhōngYà, [中亞], Central Asia
        xiōngzhōng, one's mind
        mùzhōngwúrén, [目中無人], to consider everyone else beneath one (idiom); so arrogant that no-one else matt...
        
        zhōngxìng, neutral
        zhōngzhuǎn, [中轉], to change (train or plane)/transfer/correspondence
        Zhōngchuān, Nakagawa (Japanese surname and place name)
        zhōngxún, middle third of a month
        
        zhōngjiān, [中堅], core/nucleus/backbone
        zhōngzǐ, neutron
        zhōngxíng, medium sized
        Zhōnghé/zhōnghé, Zhonghe or Chungho city in New Taipei City 新北市[Xīn běi shì], Taiwan, to neutrali...
        chūzhōngshēng, junior high student
        
        bǎifābǎizhòng, [百發百中], lit. one hundred shots, one hundred hits/to carry out a task with great precisio...
        fāzhǎnzhōngguójiā, [發展中國家], developing country
        zhòngcǎi, to win a lottery
        zhōngliúdǐzhù, mainstay/cornerstone/tower of strength
        kōngzhōngxiǎojiě, stewardess/air hostess
        Zhōngwèi, [中衛], Zhongwei prefecture level city in Ningxia
        ròuzhōngcì, a thorn in one's flesh
        
        
        
        zhòngbiāo, [中標], to win a tender/successful bidder
        zhōngjí, [中級], middle level (in a hierarchy)
        mìngzhònglǜ, hit rate/scoring rate
        zhòngzhōngzhīzhòng, of the utmost importance/of highest priority
        xiāngzhòng, to find to one's taste/to pick (after looking at)/Taiwan pr. [xiàng zhòng]
        
        zhōngrén, go-between/mediator/intermediary
        Zhōngyōng/zhōngyōng, the Doctrine of the Mean, one of the Four Books 四書|四书[Sì shū], golden mean (Conf...
        
        Zhōngdǎo, [中島], Nakajima or Nakashima (Japanese surname and place name)
        zhōngwài, Sino-foreign/Chinese-foreign/home and abroad
        Zhōngyī, [中醫], traditional Chinese medical science/a doctor trained in Chinese medicine
        zhōngyóu, the middle stretches of a river/middle level/middle echelon/midstream
        zhōngkōng, hollow/empty interior
        zhōngzǐxīng, neutron star
        měizhōngbùzú, everything is fine except for one small defect (idiom); the fly in the ointment
        zhōngbǎosīnáng, [中飽私囊], to stuff one's pockets/to take bribes
线         zhōngxiàn, [中線], half-way line/median line
        zhòngkěn, pertinent/apropos
        shìzhōng, [適中], moderate/reasonable/conveniently situated
        
        lángzhōng, doctor (Chinese medicine)/ancient official title/companions (respectful)
        rúrìzhōngtiān, lit. like the sun at noon (idiom)/fig. to be at the peak of one's power, career ...
        xīnzhōngyǒushù, [心中有數], to know what's going on
        qièzhòng, to hit the target (esp. in argument)/to strike home
        zhōngnánbù, south central region
        
        zhōngjiàng, [中將], lieutenant general/vice admiral/air marshal
        ZhōngFēi, China-Africa (relations)/Central Africa/Central African Republic
        
        xuězhōngsòngtàn, lit. to send charcoal in snowy weather (idiom)/fig. to provide help in sb's hour...
        wèngzhōngzhībiē, [甕中之鱉], lit. like a turtle in a jar/to be trapped (idiom)
        zhōnghào, [中號], medium-sized
        zhòngxuǎn, [中選], to win an election/to get a position by passing the imperial exam
        
        zhōngjiānshāng, [中間商], middleman/broker
        
        
        Zhōnghuá, [中華], China (alternate formal name)
        ZhōngGǔ/zhōnggǔ, Sino-Cuban/China-Cuba, medieval/Middle Ages/Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th...
        zhōngjì, [中繼], to relay/to repeat
        
        
        
        rénzhōng, philtrum/infranasal depression/the "human center" acupuncture point
        
        
        nánzhōngyīn, baritone
        zhōnglù, midway/mediocre (quality)/midfield (soccer)
        jūzhōng, positioned between (two parties)/to mediate between
        huàzhōngyǒuhuà, [話中有話], overtones in conversation/things indirectly implied from what is said
        
        
        zhōngtǔ, Sino-Turkish
        
        zhōngyè, [中葉], mid- (e.g. mid-century)/middle period
        Zhōngyuán, Central Plain, the middle and lower regions of the Yellow river, including Henan...
        
        shìzhōngqū, [市中區], central city district
        
        Zhōngguóshì, [中國式], Chinese style/à la chinoise
        Táizhōng, [臺中], Taizhong or Taichung city and county in central Taiwan, Taizhong or Taichung cit...
        tóuzhòng, to hit the target with one's throw/(basketball) to score
        Zhōngyào, [中藥], (traditional) Chinese medicine/CL:服[fù],種|种[zhǒng]
        
        zhōngtīng, [中聽], pleasant to hear (i.e. agreeable news)/to one's liking/music to one's ears/Taiwa...
        
        
        
        
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        ZhōnghuáRénmínGònghéguó, [中華人民共和國], People's Republic of China
        zhènzhōng, earthquake epicenter
        
        Zhōngshān, refers to Dr Sun Yat-sen/Zhongshan, prefecture-level city in Guangdong, close to...
        
        nángzhōngxiūsè, [囊中羞澀], to be embarrassingly short of money
        
        zhōngtiān, culmination (astronomy)
        zhōngduàn, middle section/middle period/middle area/mid-
        
        
        zhōngkàn, pleasant to the eye/Taiwan pr. [zhòng kàn]
        
        
        kōngzhōnglóugé, [空中樓閣], pavilion in the air (idiom); unrealistic Utopian construction/castles in Spain/i...
        Zhōngguóhuà, [中國話], (spoken) Chinese language
        
        wàiqiángzhōnggān, [外強中乾], strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)
        jízhōngshēngzhì, quick witted in an emergency/able to react resourcefully
        zhōngcǎoyào, [中草藥], Chinese herbal medicine
        zhōngxiǎoxué, [中小學], middle and elementary school
        
        ZhōngGòng, abbr. for 中國共產黨|中国共产党[Zhōng guó Gòng chǎn dǎng], Chinese Communist Party
        zhōngliú, midstream
        
        
        zhōngěr, middle ear
        
        
        
        zhōngjiānpài, [中間派], moderate faction/party of compromise/middle ground
        
        
        
        
        
        zhōnglìguó, [中立國], neutral country
        zhōngjìqì, [中繼器], repeater
        JīnDàzhōng, Kim Dae-jung (1926-2009), South Korea politician, president 1998-2003, Nobel pea...
        
        
        zhōngzǐdàn, [中子彈], neutron bomb
        
        
        
        
        Zhōngfāng, the Chinese side (in an international venture)
        
        zhōngyāngjíquán, [中央集權], centralized state power
        Zhōngqiū, the Mid-autumn festival, the traditional moon-viewing festival on the 15th of th...
        
        
        
        gāojízhōngxué, [高級中學], senior high school/abbr. to 高中[gāo zhōng]
        zhōnglǎonián, middle and old age
        zhōnglǎoniánrén, middle-aged and elderly people
        yuèzhōng, middle of month
        
        zhōngpiānxiǎoshuō, [中篇小說], novella
        Zhōngguórén, [中國人], Chinese person
        
        
        
        zhōngchángpǎo, [中長跑], middle distance race
        
        
        
        
        
        
        wúxíngzhōng, [無形中], imperceptibly/virtually
        
        
        mèngzhōng, [夢中], in a dream
        zhōngdiǎn, [中點], midpoint/half-way point
        rèzhōng, [熱中], variant of 熱衷|热衷[rè zhōng]
        
        zhōngěryán, inflammation of middle ear/otitis media
        zhèngdāngzhōng, [正當中], right in the midpoint/a bull's eye/to hit the nail on the head
        fēngzhōngzhīzhú, [風中之燭], lit. candle in the wind (idiom)/fig. (of sb's life) feeble/hanging on a thread
        
        
        zhōngzhuān, [中專], vocational secondary school/technical secondary school/trade school/abbr. for 中等...
        zhōngtíng, courtyard
        Qióngzhōng, [瓊中], Qiongzhong Li and Miao autonomous county, Hainan
        
        
        
        ZhōnghuáMínguó, [中華民國], Republic of China
        
        
        zhōngfèng, [中縫], vertical space in a newspaper between two attached pages/vertical line on the ba...
        zhōngchéng, medium-range
        zhōngpán, [中盤], middle game (in go or chess)/(share trading) mid-session/(abbr. for 中盤商|中盘商[zhōn...
        
        
        zhōngzhuāng, [中裝], Chinese dress
        
        
        ZhōngguóRénmínJiěfàngjūn, [中國人民解放軍], Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        Zhōngháng, abbr. for 中國銀行|中国银行[Zhōng guó Yín háng]
        
        
        
        
        TiánzhōngJiǎoróng, [田中角榮], Tanaka Kakuei (1918-1993), Japanese politician, prime minister 1972-1974
        
        
        Chéngzhōngqū, [城中區], city central district/Chengzhong district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liǔ zhōu shì], Gua...
        
        
        
        guǎnzhōngkuībào, [管中窺豹], lit. to see a leopard through a narrow tube (idiom); fig. to miss the big pictur...
        
        
        
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        ZhōngyāngWěiyuánhuì, [中央委員會], Central Committee
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        ZhōngyuánQū, [中原區], Zhongyuan District of Zhengzhou City 鄭州市|郑州市[Zhèng zhōu Shì], Henan
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        dǎngzhōngyāng, [黨中央], party central committee
        
        Zhōnghuán, [中環], Central, Hong Kong Island
        
        
        Zhōngshānshì, Zhongshan prefecture-level city in Guangdong province 廣東省|广东省[Guǎng dōng shěng] ...
西         ZhōngXī, China and the West/Chinese-Western
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Zhōngqiūjié, [中秋節], the Mid-Autumn Festival on 15th of 8th lunar month
        
        
        
        
        chūjízhōngxué, [初級中學], junior high school/junior middle school
        ZhōngtúDǎo, [中途島], Midway Islands
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        lǎo, prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of ...
        lǎoxiōng, elder brother (often used self-referentially)/(form of address between male frie...
        lǎoshī, [老師], teacher/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        lǎobǎn/Lǎobǎn, [老闆], variant of 老闆|老板[lǎo bǎn], Robam (brand), boss/business proprietor/CL:個|个[gè]
        lǎopó, (coll.) wife
        lǎotiān, God/Heavens
        lǎoshi, [老實], honest/sincere/well-behaved/open and guileless/naive
        lǎoshǔ, rat/mouse/CL:隻|只[zhī]
        lǎogōng/lǎogong, (coll.) husband, (coll.) eunuch/see also 老公[lǎo gōng]
        ShèngdànLǎorén, [聖誕老人], Father Christmas/Santa Claus
        lǎopéngyou, old friend/(slang) period/menstruation
        lǎodà, old age/very/eldest child in a family/leader of a group/boss/captain of a boat/l...
        lǎotóu, [老頭], old fellow/old man/father/husband
        lǎorén, old man or woman/the elderly/one's aged parents or grandparents
        gǔlǎo, ancient/old/age-old
        lǎodiē, (dialect) father/old man/sir
        lǎodì, (affectionate form of address for a male who is not very much younger than onese...
        lǎotiānyé, [老天爺], God/Heavens
        Bǎilǎohuì, [百老匯], Broadway (New York City)
        lǎojiāhuo, [老傢伙], variant of 老家伙[lǎo jiā huo], (coll.) old fellow/old codger
        lǎoshi, always
        lǎohǔ, tiger/CL:隻|只[zhī]
        lǎoyuǎn, [老遠], very far away
        lǎoèr, second-eldest child in a family/(euphemism) penis
        lǎojiā, native place/place of origin/home state or region
        lǎotàitai, elderly lady (respectful)/esteemed mother/CL:位[wèi]
        lǎoyīng, [老鷹], (coll.) eagle/hawk/any similar bird of prey
        lǎotóuzi, [老頭子], (coll.) old man/(said of an aging husband) my old man
        lǎoshì, old-fashioned/old type/outdated
        lǎoyǒu, old friend/sb who passed the county level imperial exam (in Ming dynasty)
        Lǎozǐ/lǎozi, Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism/the sac...
        zhǎnglǎo, [長老], elder/term of respect for a Buddhist monk
        lǎotàipó, old woman (at times contemptuous)
        lǎobīng, veteran
        
        
        yuánlǎo, senior figure/elder/doyen
        yǎnglǎojīn, [養老金], pension
        lǎorénjiā, polite term for old woman or man
        yǎnglǎoyuàn, [養老院], nursing home
        lǎoniáng, my old mother/I, this old woman/my old lady (colloquial)/maternal grandmother/mi...
        shuāilǎo, to age/to deteriorate with age/old and weak
        lǎoniánrén, old people/the elderly
        
        lǎonián, elderly/old age/autumn of one's years
        lǎonǎinai, (coll.) father's father's mother/paternal great-grandmother/respectful form of a...
        lǎoye, [老爺], (respectful) lord/master/(coll.) maternal grandfather
        lǎodiàoyá, very old/obsolete/out of date
        lǎobǎixìng, ordinary people/the "person in the street"/CL:個|个[gè]
        fǎlǎo, pharaoh (loanword)
        
        lǎoliàn, [老練], seasoned/experienced
        lǎoshǒu, experienced person/an old hand at sth
        
        chángshēngbùlǎo, [長生不老], immortality
        lǎoyézi, [老爺子], my (you etc) old father/polite appellation for an elderly male
        lǎohuà, to age (of person or object)/becoming old
        
        yǎnglǎo, [養老], to provide for the elderly (family members)/to enjoy a life in retirement
        lǎobǎnniáng, [老闆娘], female proprietor/lady boss/boss's wife
        
        
        niánlǎo, aged
        lǎotóur, [老頭兒], see 老頭子|老头子[lǎo tóu zi]
        lǎoniánchīdāizhèng, [老年痴獃症], senile dementia/Alzheimer's disease
        lǎoyéye, [老爺爺], (coll.) father's father's father/paternal great-grandfather
        lǎodàgē, big brother
        
        lǎohǎorén, one who tries never to offend anybody
        lǎochǔnǚ, [老處女], unmarried old woman/spinster
        
        lǎopái, old, well-known brand/old style/old school/an old hand/experienced veteran
        lǎohǔjī, [老虎機], slot machine
        lǎoxiāng, [老鄉], fellow townsman/fellow villager/sb from the same hometown
        
        lǎoyītào, the same old stuff
        
        lǎolù, old road/familiar way/beaten track/conventional behavior
        lǎotài, old lady
西         lǎodōngxi, [老東西], (derog.) old fool/old bastard
        Lǎowō, [老撾], Laos
        lǎoyechē, [老爺車], classic car
        
        MǐLǎoshǔ, Mickey Mouse
        lǎobàn, (of an elderly couple) husband or wife
        
        lǎomáobìng, chronic illness/old weakness/chronic problem
        lǎozǎo, a long time ago
        lǎoshēngchángtán, [老生常談], an old observation (idiom)/a truism/banal comments
        lǎoběn, capital/assets/savings/nest egg/(fig.) reputation/laurels (to rest upon)/old edi...
        lǎohútu, [老糊塗], dotard
        mǔlǎohǔ, tigress/(fig.) fierce woman/vixen
        
        
        
        huílǎojiā, to go back to one's roots/to return to one's native place/by ext. to join one's ...
        nánnǚlǎoshào, men, women, young and old/all kinds of people/people of all ages
        
        
        shēnglǎobìngsǐ, lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die/fig. the fate of humankind ...
        lǎojiǎn, [老繭], callus (patch or hardened skin)/corns (on feet)/also 老趼
        
        
        lǎozǒng, [老總], boss/executive
        
        
        
        
        lǎohǔqián, [老虎鉗], vise/pincer pliers
        
        lǎojiàng, [老將], lit. old general/commander-in-chief 將帥|将帅, the equivalent of king in Chinese che...
        lǎomāzi, [老媽子], older female servant/amah
        
        
        dàlǎocū, uncouth fellow/rustic
        
        
        lǎogōnggong, old man/husband's father/father-in-law/court eunuch
        lǎochéng, mature/experienced/sophisticated
        lǎowài, (coll.) foreigner (esp. non Asian person)/layman/amateur
        
        lǎoyībèi, [老一輩], previous generation/older generation
        
        lǎobǎo, [老鴇], female brothel keeper
        lǎodao, experienced and careful
        
        cānglǎo, [蒼老], old/aged/(of calligraphy or painting) vigorous/forceful
        
        lǎozhě, old man/elderly man
        lǎoliǎn, [老臉], self-respect of old person/face/thick-skinned (i.e. impervious to criticism)/bra...
        lǎobó, uncle (polite form of address for older male)
        
        gūlǎo, solitary old man or woman/regular patron (at brothels)
        
        lǎoshào, the old and the young
        lǎohúli, old fox/fig. cunning person
        
        lǎodiàochóngtán, [老調重彈], to play the same old tune (idiom); unoriginal
        
        Lǎochéngqū/lǎochéngqū, [老城區], Laocheng district of Luoyang City 洛陽市|洛阳市[Luò yáng shì], Henan, old city distric...
        TángLǎoyā, [唐老鴨], Donald Duck
        
        
        lǎodāngyìzhuàng, [老當益壯], old but vigorous (idiom); hale and hearty despite the years
        tiānhuāngdìlǎo, until the end of time (idiom)
        
        fùlǎo, elders
        lǎomóushēnsuàn, [老謀深算], rigorous schemes and deep foresight (idiom); astute and circumspect
        xiǎolǎopó, concubine/mistress/(dialect) woman
        lǎojiānghú, a much-travelled person, well acquainted with the ways of the world
        lǎojiǔ, wine, esp. Shaoxing wine
        lǎotài, [老態], elderly, as in movement or bearing
        
        
        lǎohàn, [老漢], old man/I (an old man referring to himself)
        
        zhǐlǎohǔ, [紙老虎], paper tiger
        lǎozīgé, [老資格], veteran
        lǎohuājìng, [老花鏡], presbyopic glasses
        
        
        guòjiēlǎoshǔ, [過街老鼠], sb or sth detested by all/target of scorn/anathema/cf. 老鼠過街,人人喊打|老鼠过街,人人喊打[lǎo s...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        nánnǚlǎoyòu, men, women, young and old/everybody
        jìnglǎoyuàn, home of respect for aged/nursing home
        lǎohuā, presbyopia
        lǎomài, [老邁], aged/senile
        
        
        lǎozìhào, [老字號], shop, firm, or brand of merchandise with a long-established reputation
        
        lǎoyù, [老嫗], old woman (formal writing)
        lǎofū, I (spoken by an old man)
        
        
        lǎodàyé, [老大爺], uncle/grandpa/CL:位[wèi]
        lǎoqìhéngqiū, [老氣橫秋], old and decrepit/proud of one's age and experience (idiom)
        
        
        lǎohuánglì, [老皇曆], (lit.) past years' almanac/(fig.) ancient history/obsolete practice/old-fashione...
        jìnglǎo, respect for the aged
        
        bǎodāobùlǎo, [寶刀不老], lit. a good sword always remains sharp (idiom)/fig. (of one's skills etc) to be ...
        
        lǎozhàngren, (coll.) father-in-law (wife's father)
        qīlǎobāshí, in one's seventies (age)/very old (of people)
        
        
        
        lǎoxiǎo, the old and the young/the youngest member of the family
        
        
        
        
        lǎodàmā, [老大媽], "Madam" (affectionate term for an elderly woman)/CL:位[wèi]
        lǎolínghuà, [老齡化], aging (population)
        lǎobóbo, grandpa (polite form of address for old man)
        dìlǎotiānhuāng, see 天荒地老[tiān huāng dì lǎo]
        
        
        
        yuèlǎo, matchmaker/go-between/same as 月下老人[yuè xià lǎo rén]
        lǎoshibājiāo, [老實巴交], (coll.) docile/well-behaved/biddable
        
        
        lǎochéng, old town/old district of a city
        
        
        lǎoyāo, [老么], youngest
        
        
        
        
        lǎoshēng, venerable middle-aged or elderly man, usually wearing an artificial beard (in Ch...
        lǎofù, father/old man/venerable sir
        
        èrlǎo, mother and father/parents
        lǎobànr, [老伴兒], erhua variant of 老伴[lǎo bàn]
        
        zhōnglǎonián, middle and old age
        zhōnglǎoniánrén, middle-aged and elderly people
        lǎohǔdèng, tiger bench (torture method in which the victim sits with legs extended horizont...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Lǎofóyé, [老佛爺], title of respect for the queen mother or the emperor's father/nickname for Empre...
        
        lǎozhàng, [老賬], lit. old account/old debt/fig. old scores to settle/old quarrels/old grudge
        
        
        lǎolíng, [老齡], old age/aging/aged/geriatric/the aged
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        lǎocū, uneducated person/yokel/boor/roughneck
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        lǎodàniáng, old lady/Madam (polite address)/CL:位[wèi]
        
        
        
        dàlǎopó, primary wife
        qiūlǎohǔ, hot spell during autumn/Indian summer
        
        jiālǎo, (old) a senior in one's household
        
        
        
        
        lǎohuāyǎn, presbyopia
        
        
        niánlǎotǐruò, [年老體弱], old and weak (idiom)
        
        lǎojìfúlì, [老驥伏櫪], lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig....
        wèilǎoxiānshuāi, to age prematurely
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        lǎolà, shrewd and ruthless/efficient and unscrupulous
        
        lǎolài, [老賴], (coll.) debt dodger
        
        
        chuánlǎodà, coxswain/steersman/boatswain (bo'sun)
        
        shàoniánlǎochéng, accomplished though young/lacking youthful vigor
        
        
        lǎomǎshítú, [老馬識途], an old horse knows the way (idiom); an experienced worker knows what to do/an ol...
        
        
        lǎoqiān, cheat/swindler (in gambling)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        Nián/nián, [秊], surname Nian, year/CL:個|个[gè], grain/harvest (old)/variant of 年[nián]
        niánqīng, [年輕], young
        qùnián, last year
        jīnnián, this year
        niándài, a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties)/age/era/period/CL:個|个[gè]
        niánqīngrén, [年輕人], young people/youngster
        niánjí, [年級], grade/year (in school, college etc)/CL:個|个[gè]
        niánjì, [年紀], age/CL:把[bǎ],個|个[gè]
        niánlíng, [年齡], (a person's) age/CL:把[bǎ],個|个[gè]
        měinián, every year/each year/yearly
        míngnián, next year
        chéngniánrén, adult person
        zhōunián, [週年], anniversary/annual
        xīnnián, New Year/CL:個|个[gè]
        dāngnián/dàngnián, [當年], in those days/then/in those years/during that time, that very same year
        qīngshàonián, adolescent/youth/teenager
        niándù, year (e.g. school year, fiscal year)/annual
        shàonián, early youth/youngster/(literary) youth/young man
        tóngnián, childhood
        qīngnián, youth/youthful years/young person/the young
        
        
        qiānnián, millennium
        niántóu, [年頭], start of the year/whole year/a particular year/period/days/epoch/a year's harves...
        zhōngnián, middle age
        chéngnián, to grow to adulthood/fully grown/the whole year
        wèichéngnián, underage
        niánzhǎng, [年長], senior
        wèichéngniánrén, minor (i.e. person under 18)
        niánjiàn, [年鑑], annual report/yearbook/almanac
        chénnián, [陳年], old/stored for many years
        lǎoniánrén, old people/the elderly
        lǎonián, elderly/old age/autumn of one's years
        jiāniánhuá, [嘉年華], carnival (loanword)
        guāngnián, light-year
        niánfen, particular year/certain year/given year
        niányòu, young/underage
        
        
        bǎinián, hundred years/century/lifetime
        
        gēngniánqī, menopause/andropause
        
        niánfùyīnián, [年復一年], over the years/year after year
        niánlǎo, aged