Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: lao2
Zhuyin: ㄌㄠˊ
English Meaning: 1. firm, tight 2. jail, prison 3. sty, pen, fold
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他被判刑後坐了七年的牢。
他被判刑后坐了七年的牢。
ta1 bei4 pan4 xing2 hou4 zuo4 le5 qi1 nian2 de5 lao2.
After being sentenced, he served in jail for seven years.
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他坐了二十二年的牢。
他坐了二十二年的牢。
ta1 zuo4 le5 er4 shi2 er4 nian2 de5 lao2.
He spent twenty-two years behind bars.
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