noisy; cacophonous; to make noise; to disturb; to vent (feelings); to fall ill; to have an attack (of sickness); to go in (for some activity); to joke

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吵闹 吵鬧 chao3 nao4
noisy; raucous; to shout and scream

吵闹声 吵鬧聲 chao3 nao4 sheng1

凑热闹 湊熱鬧 cou4 re4 nao5
to join in the fun; to get in on the action; (fig.) to butt in; to create more trouble

大吵大闹 大吵大鬧 da4 chao3 da4 nao4
to shout and scream (idiom); to kick up a fuss; to make a scene

大闹 大鬧 da4 nao4
to cause havoc; to run amok

大闹天宫 大鬧天宮 da4 nao4 tian1 gong1
Monkey Wreaks Havoc in Heaven, story about the Monkey King Sun Wukong 孫悟空|孙悟空 from the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记

繁闹 繁鬧 fan2 nao4

胡闹 胡鬧 hu2 nao4
to act willfully and make a scene; to make trouble

看热闹 看熱鬧 kan4 re4 nao5
to enjoy watching a bustling scene; to go where the crowds are

闹别扭 鬧彆扭 nao4 bie4 niu5
to be difficult with sb; to provoke disagreement; at loggerheads; to fall out with

闹场 鬧場 nao4 chang3
gongs and drums overture to a Chinese opera; to create a disturbance

闹洞房 鬧洞房 nao4 dong4 fang2
disturbing the privacy of bridal room (Chinese custom where guests banter with and play pranks on the newlyweds)

闹肚子 鬧肚子 nao4 du4 zi5
(coll.) to have diarrhea

闹翻 鬧翻 nao4 fan1
to have a falling out; to have a big argument

闹翻天 鬧翻天 nao4 fan1 tian1
to create a big disturbance

闹房 鬧房 nao4 fang2
see 鬧洞房|闹洞房

闹鬼 鬧鬼 nao4 gui3

闹哄哄 鬧哄哄 nao4 hong1 hong1
clamorous; noisy; sensational; very exciting

闹轰轰 鬧轟轟 nao4 hong1 hong1
variant of 鬧哄哄|闹哄哄

闹糊糊 鬧糊糊 nao4 hu2 hu5
to cause trouble

闹剧 鬧劇 nao4 ju4

闹铃 鬧鈴 nao4 ling2
alarm (clock)

闹铃时钟 鬧鈴時鐘 nao4 ling2 shi2 zhong1
alarm clock

闹忙 鬧忙 nao4 mang2
(dialect) bustling; lively

闹矛盾 鬧矛盾 nao4 mao2 dun4
to be at loggerheads; to have a falling out

闹猛 鬧猛 nao4 meng3
(dialect) bustling; lively

闹闹攘攘 鬧鬧攘攘 nao4 nao4 rang3 rang3
to create an uproar

闹脾气 鬧脾氣 nao4 pi2 qi5
to get angry

闹情绪 鬧情緒 nao4 qing2 xu4
to be in a bad mood

闹区 鬧區 nao4 qu1

闹事 鬧事 nao4 shi4
to cause trouble; to create a disturbance

闹市 鬧市 nao4 shi4
downtown area; city center

闹腾 鬧騰 nao4 teng5
to disturb; to create confusion; to make a din

闹笑话 鬧笑話 nao4 xiao4 hua4
made to look a fool; a laughingstock

闹心 鬧心 nao4 xin1
to be vexed or annoyed; to feel queasy

闹新房 鬧新房 nao4 xin1 fang2
see 鬧洞房|闹洞房

闹贼 鬧賊 nao4 zei2
(coll.) to be burglarized

闹着玩儿 鬧著玩兒 nao4 zhe5 wan2 er5
to play games; to joke around; to play a joke on sb

闹钟 鬧鐘 nao4 zhong1
alarm clock

内行看门道,外行看热闹 內行看門道,外行看熱鬧 nei4 hang2 kan4 men2 dao5 - wai4 hang2 kan4 re4 nao5
while the connoisseur recognizes the artistry, the layman simply enjoys the show

穷在闹市无人问,富在深山有远亲 窮在鬧市無人問,富在深山有遠親 qiong2 zai4 nao4 shi4 wu2 ren2 wen4 - fu4 zai4 shen1 shan1 you3 yuan3 qin1
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain

取闹 取鬧 qu3 nao4
to make trouble; to make fun of

热闹 熱鬧 re4 nao5
bustling with noise and excitement; lively

骚闹 騷鬧 sao1 nao4
noisy; a racket

无理取闹 無理取鬧 wu2 li3 qu3 nao4
to make trouble without reason (idiom); to be deliberately provocative

五鬼闹判 五鬼鬧判 wu3 gui3 nao4 pan4
Five ghosts mock the judge, or Five ghosts resist judgment (title of folk opera, idiom); important personage mobbed by a crowd of ne'er-do-wells

瞎闹 瞎鬧 xia1 nao4
to make a scene; to fool around; to behave foolishly

小打小闹 小打小鬧 xiao3 da3 xiao3 nao4

喧闹 喧鬧 xuan1 nao4
to make a noise; noisy

一哭二闹三上吊 一哭二鬧三上吊 yi1 ku1 er4 nao4 san1 shang4 diao4
to make a terrible scene (idiom); to throw a tantrum

又吵又闹 又吵又鬧 you4 chao3 you4 nao4
to make a lot of noise; to be disorderly

止闹按钮 止鬧按鈕 zhi3 nao4 an4 niu3
snooze button