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The Cantonese word laa - 拉 - laa1
(to pull in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

laa1
also: laap6, laai1

English translations

to pull, to lengthen

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of laa1 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
Events, Movements, Changes and Directions
Character complexity
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is composed of 8 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

stand  |  hand
拉 ( laa / laa1 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 469)
Other characters that are pronounced laa1 in Cantonese
More words that mean to pull in Cantonese
jan5 ( 引 ), paan1 ( 扳 ), to1 ( 拖 ), waan5 ( 挽 )

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