short of; tired

strokes 4
strokes after radical 4
不乏 不乏 bu4 fa2
there is no lack of

承乏 承乏 cheng2 fa2
to accept a position on a provisional basis, in the absence of better qualified candidates (humble expr.)

单调乏味 單調乏味 dan1 diao4 fa2 wei4
monotonous; dull; tedious (idiom)

乏力 乏力 fa2 li4
lacking in strength; weak; feeble

乏燃料 乏燃料 fa2 ran2 liao4
spent fuel

乏燃料棒 乏燃料棒 fa2 ran2 liao4 bang4
spent fuel rods

乏人照顾 乏人照顧 fa2 ren2 zhao4 gu4
(of a person) left unattended; not cared for

乏善可陈 乏善可陳 fa2 shan4 ke3 chen2
to be nothing to write home about (idiom)

乏味 乏味 fa2 wei4

分身乏术 分身乏術 fen1 shen1 fa2 shu4
to be up to one's ears in work (idiom); to be unable to attend to other things at the same time

后继乏人 後繼乏人 hou4 ji4 fa2 ren2
see 後繼無人|后继无人

回天乏术 回天乏術 hui2 tian1 fa2 shu4
unable to turn around a hopeless situation (idiom); to fail to save the situation

解乏 解乏 jie3 fa2
to relieve tiredness; to freshen up

匮乏 匱乏 kui4 fa2
to be deficient in sth; to be short of sth (supplies, money etc)

疲乏 疲乏 pi2 fa2
tired; weary

贫乏 貧乏 pin2 fa2
impoverished; lacking; deficient; limited; meager; impoverishment; lack; deficiency

勤劳不虞匮乏 勤勞不虞匱乏 qin2 lao2 bu4 yu2 kui4 fa2
Poverty is a stranger to industry. (idiom)

缺乏 缺乏 que1 fa2
to lack; to be short of; lack; shortage

缺乏症 缺乏症 que1 fa2 zheng4
clinical deficiency

人困马乏 人困馬乏 ren2 kun4 ma3 fa2
riders tired and horses weary; worn out; exhausted; spent; fatigued

无虞匮乏 無虞匱乏 wu2 yu2 kui4 fa2
no fear of deficiency; sufficient; abundant

语言匮乏 語言匱乏 yu3 yan2 kui4 fa2
language deficit (linguistics)

欲振乏力 欲振乏力 yu4 zhen4 fa2 li4
to try to rouse oneself but lack the strength (idiom)