to toil; labor; laborer; to put sb to trouble (of doing sth); meritorious deed; to console (Taiwan pr. for this sense)

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鞍马劳顿 鞍馬勞頓 an1 ma3 lao2 dun4

按劳分配 按勞分配 an4 lao2 fen1 pei4
distribution according to work

半劳动力 半勞動力 ban4 lao2 dong4 li4
one able to do light manual labor only; semi-able-bodied or part time (farm) worker

伯劳 伯勞 bo2 lao2

伯劳鸟 伯勞鳥 bo2 lao2 niao3
shrike (family Laniidae)

不辞劳苦 不辭勞苦 bu4 ci2 lao2 ku3
to spare no effort

布劳恩 布勞恩 bu4 lao2 en1
Browne (person name)

不劳而获 不勞而獲 bu4 lao2 er2 huo4
to reap without sowing (idiom)

不劳无获 不勞無獲 bu4 lao2 wu2 huo4
no pain, no gain (idiom)

操劳 操勞 cao1 lao2
to work hard; to look after

草原灰伯劳 草原灰伯勞 cao3 yuan2 hui1 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) steppe grey shrike (Lanius pallidirostris)

朝劳动党 朝勞動黨 chao2 lao2 dong4 dang3
Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the ruling party of North Korea

朝鲜劳动党 朝鮮勞動黨 chao2 xian3 lao2 dong4 dang3
Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the ruling party of North Korea

吃苦耐劳 吃苦耐勞 chi1 ku3 nai4 lao2
hardworking and enduring hardships (idiom)

酬劳 酬勞 chou2 lao2

代劳 代勞 dai4 lao2
to do sth in place of sb else

多劳多得 多勞多得 duo1 lao2 duo1 de2
work more and get more

烦劳 煩勞 fan2 lao2
to put sb to trouble (of doing sth); vexation; inconvenience

房劳 房勞 fang2 lao2
deficiency of kidney essence due to sexual excess (TCM)

功劳 功勞 gong1 lao2
contribution; meritorious service; credit

国际劳动节 國際勞動節 guo2 ji4 lao2 dong4 jie2
May Day; International Labor Day (May 1)

国际劳工组织 國際勞工組織 guo2 ji4 lao2 gong1 zu3 zhi1
International Labor Organization

过劳 過勞 guo4 lao2

过劳肥 過勞肥 guo4 lao2 fei2
overweight from overwork (the supposition that white collar workers become fat as a consequence of factors associated with being under pressure at work, including irregular diet, lack of exercise and inadequate rest)

过劳死 過勞死 guo4 lao2 si3
karoshi (loanword from Japanese), death from overwork

汗马功劳 汗馬功勞 han4 ma3 gong1 lao2
lit. to ride a laboring horse to great deeds; fig. a heroic contribution

好逸恶劳 好逸惡勞 hao4 yi4 wu4 lao2
to love ease and comfort and hate work (idiom)

黑额伯劳 黑額伯勞 hei1 e2 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) lesser grey shrike (Lanius minor)

红背伯劳 紅背伯勞 hong2 bei4 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio)

红尾伯劳 紅尾伯勞 hong2 wei3 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) brown shrike (Lanius cristatus)

厚生劳动省 厚生勞動省 hou4 sheng1 lao2 dong4 sheng3
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Japan)

虎纹伯劳 虎紋伯勞 hu3 wen2 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) tiger shrike (Lanius tigrinus)

荒漠伯劳 荒漠伯勞 huang1 mo4 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) isabelline shrike (Lanius isabellinus)

灰背伯劳 灰背伯勞 hui1 bei4 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) grey-backed shrike (Lanius tephronotus)

灰伯劳 灰伯勞 hui1 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) great grey shrike (Lanius excubitor)

积劳成疾 積勞成疾 ji1 lao2 cheng2 ji2
to accumulate work causes sickness (idiom); to fall ill from constant overwork

金属疲劳 金屬疲勞 jin1 shu3 pi2 lao2
metal fatigue

举手之劳 舉手之勞 ju3 shou3 zhi1 lao2
lit. the exertion of lifting one's hand (idiom); fig. a very slight effort

凯法劳尼亚 凱法勞尼亞 kai3 fa3 lao2 ni2 ya4
Kefalonia, Greek Island in the Ionian sea

犒劳 犒勞 kao4 lao2
to reward with food and drink; to feast (sb); presents of food etc made to troops; Taiwan pr.

刻苦耐劳 刻苦耐勞 ke4 ku3 nai4 lao2
to bear hardships and work hard (idiom); assiduous and long-suffering; hard-working and capable of overcoming adversity

克劳德 克勞德 ke4 lao2 de2
Claude (name)

克劳福德 克勞福德 ke4 lao2 fu2 de2
Crawford (town in Texas)

克劳斯 克勞斯 ke4 lao2 si1
Claus or Klaus (name)

克劳修斯 克勞修斯 ke4 lao2 xiu1 si1
Rudolf Clausius (1822-1888)

苦劳 苦勞 ku3 lao2
toil; hard work

拉文克劳 拉文克勞 la1 wen2 ke4 lao2
Ravenclaw (Harry Potter)

劳埃德 勞埃德 lao2 ai1 de2
Lloyd (name); Lloyd's (London-based insurance group)

劳动 勞動 lao2 dong4
work; toil; physical labor

劳动保险 勞動保險 lao2 dong4 bao3 xian3
labor insurance

劳动报 勞動報 lao2 dong4 bao4
Trud (Russian newspaper)

劳动改造 勞動改造 lao2 dong4 gai3 zao4
reeducation through labor; laogai (prison camp)

劳动号 勞動號 lao2 dong4 hao4
Nodong, series of North Korean medium range missiles

劳动合同 勞動合同 lao2 dong4 he2 tong5
labor contract; contract between employer and employees governing wages and conditions

劳动教养 勞動教養 lao2 dong4 jiao4 yang3
reeducation through labor

劳动节 勞動節 lao2 dong4 jie2
International Labor Day (May Day)

劳动力 勞動力 lao2 dong4 li4
labor force; manpower

劳动模范 勞動模範 lao2 dong4 mo2 fan4
model worker

劳动能力 勞動能力 lao2 dong4 neng2 li4
ability to work

劳动人民 勞動人民 lao2 dong4 ren2 min2
working people; the workers of Socialist theory or of the glorious Chinese past

劳动新闻 勞動新聞 lao2 dong4 xin1 wen2
Rodong Sinmun (Workers' news), the official newspaper of the North Korean WPK's Central Committee

劳动营 勞動營 lao2 dong4 ying2
labor camp; prison camp with hard labor

劳动者 勞動者 lao2 dong4 zhe3
worker; laborer

劳顿 勞頓 lao2 dun4
fatigued; wearied (literary)

劳而无功 勞而無功 lao2 er2 wu2 gong1
to work hard while accomplishing little; to toil to no avail

劳烦 勞煩 lao2 fan2
to inconvenience; to trouble (sb with a request)

劳方 勞方 lao2 fang1
labor (as opposed to capital or management); the workers

劳改 勞改 lao2 gai3
abbr. for 勞動改造|劳动改造; reform through labor; laogai (prison camp)

劳改营 勞改營 lao2 gai3 ying2
correctional labor camp

劳工 勞工 lao2 gong1
labor; laborer

劳雇 勞雇 lao2 gu4
labor and employer

劳雇关系 勞雇關係 lao2 gu4 guan1 xi4
relations between labor and employer; industrial relations

劳驾 勞駕 lao2 jia4
excuse me

劳教 勞教 lao2 jiao4
reeducation through labor

劳教所 勞教所 lao2 jiao4 suo3
correctional institution; labor camp

劳倦 勞倦 lao2 juan4
exhausted; worn out

劳苦 勞苦 lao2 ku3
to toil; hard work

劳拉西泮 勞拉西泮 lao2 la1 xi1 pan4

劳劳碌碌 勞勞碌碌 lao2 lao2 lu4 lu4
tiring; difficult to get by; painful

劳累 勞累 lao2 lei4
tired; exhausted; worn out; to toil

劳力 勞力 lao2 li4
labor; able-bodied worker; laborer; work force

劳力士 勞力士 lao2 li4 shi4
Rolex (Swiss wristwatch brand)

劳碌 勞碌 lao2 lu4

劳伦斯 勞倫斯 lao2 lun2 si1
Lawrence (person name)

劳民伤财 勞民傷財 lao2 min2 shang1 cai2
waste of manpower and resources

劳模 勞模 lao2 mo2
model worker

劳伤 勞傷 lao2 shang1
disorder of internal organs caused by overexertion

劳神 勞神 lao2 shen2
to be a tax on (one's mind); to bother; to trouble; to be concerned

劳什子 勞什子 lao2 shi2 zi5
(dialect) nuisance; pain

劳斯莱斯 勞斯萊斯 lao2 si1 lai2 si1

劳损 勞損 lao2 sun3
strain (medicine)

劳委会 勞委會 lao2 wei3 hui4
labor committee; abbr. for 勞動委員會|劳动委员会

劳务 勞務 lao2 wu4
service (work done for money); services (as in "goods and services")

劳务合同 勞務合同 lao2 wu4 he2 tong5
service contract

劳务交换 勞務交換 lao2 wu4 jiao1 huan4
labor exchanges

劳务人员 勞務人員 lao2 wu4 ren2 yuan2
contract workers (sent abroad)

劳务市场 勞務市場 lao2 wu4 shi4 chang3
labor market

劳心 勞心 lao2 xin1
to work with one's brains; to rack one's brains; to worry

劳心苦思 勞心苦思 lao2 xin1 ku3 si1
to rack one's brains; to think hard

劳心劳力 勞心勞力 lao2 xin1 lao2 li4
to tax one's mind and body; demanding (work); dedicated (worker); hard-working

劳燕分飞 勞燕分飛 lao2 yan4 fen1 fei1
not wishing to part

劳逸 勞逸 lao2 yi4
work and rest

劳役 勞役 lao2 yi4
forced labor; corvée (labor required of a serf); animal labor

劳逸结合 勞逸結合 lao2 yi4 jie2 he2
to strike a balance between work and rest (idiom)

劳资 勞資 lao2 zi1
labor and capital; labor and management

劳资关系 勞資關係 lao2 zi1 guan1 xi4
industrial relations; relations between labor and capital

劳作 勞作 lao2 zuo4
work; manual labor

栗背伯劳 栗背伯勞 li4 bei4 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) Burmese shrike (Lanius collurioides)

联产到劳 聯產到勞 lian2 chan3 dao4 lao2
to pay sb according to their productivity

陆劳 陸勞 lu4 lao2
laborer from Mainland China (Tw)

麦当劳 麥當勞 mai4 dang1 lao2
MacDonald or McDonald (name); McDonald's (fast food company)

麦当劳叔叔 麥當勞叔叔 mai4 dang1 lao2 shu1 shu5
Ronald McDonald

耐劳 耐勞 nai4 lao2
hardy; able to resist hardship

南灰伯劳 南灰伯勞 nan2 hui1 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis)

脑力劳动 腦力勞動 nao3 li4 lao2 dong4
mental labor; intellectual work

能者多劳 能者多勞 neng2 zhe3 duo1 lao2
it's the most capable people who do the most work (idiom) (intended as consolation for the overworked, or flattery when making a request etc)

牛头伯劳 牛頭伯勞 niu2 tou2 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) bull-headed shrike (Lanius bucephalus)

帕劳 帕勞 pa4 lao2
Republic of Palau or Belau (Pacific island nation)

疲劳 疲勞 pi2 lao2
fatigue; wearily; weariness; weary

疲劳症 疲勞症 pi2 lao2 zheng4

偏劳 偏勞 pian1 lao2
undue trouble; Thank you for having gone out of your way to help me.

强迫劳动 強迫勞動 qiang3 po4 lao2 dong4
forced labor (as punishment in criminal case)

勤俭耐劳 勤儉耐勞 qin2 jian3 nai4 lao2
diligent and able to endure hardship (idiom)

勤劳 勤勞 qin2 lao2
hardworking; industrious; diligent

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)

勤劳者 勤勞者 qin2 lao2 zhe3

勤劳致富 勤勞致富 qin2 lao2 zhi4 fu4
to become rich by one's own efforts; self-made

任劳任怨 任勞任怨 ren4 lao2 ren4 yuan4
to undertake a task despite criticism (idiom); to bear the burden of office willingly

神劳形瘁 神勞形瘁 shen2 lao2 xing2 cui4
to be completely drained both emotionally and physically (idiom)

生产劳动 生產勞動 sheng1 chan3 lao2 dong4
productive labor

圣劳伦斯河 聖勞倫斯河 sheng4 lao2 lun2 si1 he2
St Lawrence River, Canada

施特劳斯 施特勞斯 shi1 te4 lao2 si1
Strauss (name); Johann Strauss (1825-1899), Austrian composer; Richard Strauss (1864-1949), German composer

史特劳斯 史特勞斯 shi3 te4 lao2 si1
Strauss (name) (Tw); Johann Strauss (1825-1899), Austrian composer; Richard Strauss (1864-1949), German composer

体力劳动 體力勞動 ti3 li4 lao2 dong4
physical labor

徒劳 徒勞 tu2 lao2

徒劳无功 徒勞無功 tu2 lao2 wu2 gong1
to work to no avail (idiom)

徒劳无益 徒勞無益 tu2 lao2 wu2 yi4
futile endeavor (idiom)

托克劳 托克勞 tuo1 ke4 lao2
Tokelau (territory of New Zealand)

外籍劳工 外籍勞工 wai4 ji2 lao2 gong1
foreign worker

外劳 外勞 wai4 lao2
abbr. for 外籍勞工|外籍劳工; foreign worker

枉劳 枉勞 wang3 lao2
to work in vain

慰劳 慰勞 wei4 lao2
to show appreciation (by kind words, small gifts etc); to comfort

五劳七伤 五勞七傷 wu3 lao2 qi1 shang1
(TCM) "five strains and seven impairments", five referring to the five viscera 五臟|五脏, and seven to adverse effects on one's body as a result of: overeating (spleen), anger (liver), moisture (kidney), cold (lung), worry (heart), wind and rain (outer appear

贤劳 賢勞 xian2 lao2

效劳 效勞 xiao4 lao2
to serve (in some capacity); to work for

楔尾伯劳 楔尾伯勞 xie1 wei3 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) Chinese grey shrike (Lanius sphenocercus)

辛劳 辛勞 xin1 lao2

眼过劳 眼過勞 yan3 guo4 lao2
eye strain

唁劳 唁勞 yan4 lao2
to offer condolences; Taiwan pr.

一劳永逸 一勞永逸 yi1 lao2 yong3 yi4
to get sth done once and for all

以逸待劳 以逸待勞 yi3 yi4 dai4 lao2
to wait at one's ease for the exhausted enemy; to nurture one's strength and bide one's time (idiom)

有劳 有勞 you3 lao2
(polite) thank you for your trouble (used when asking a favor or after having received one)

有劳得奖 有勞得獎 you3 lao2 de2 jiang3
a good dog deserves a bone (idiom)

远劳 遠勞 yuan3 lao2
you have made a long and exhausting journey (套语 polite talk); you will make a long trip (when asking a favor that involves going to a far away place)

舟车劳顿 舟車勞頓 zhou1 che1 lao2 dun4

棕背伯劳 棕背伯勞 zong1 bei4 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) long-tailed shrike (Lanius schach)

棕尾伯劳 棕尾伯勞 zong1 wei3 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) red-tailed shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)