老实 meaning and pronunciation

老实
Simplified characters
老實
Traditional characters

老实 in English

lǎo shi

  • honest
  • sincere
  • open and guileless
  • naive

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  • (lǎo): old (of people); prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough;
  • (shí): real; true; honest; really; solid; fruit; seed; definitely;