lì beautiful

Made up of [ zhǔ dot radical 3, one radical 1, jiōng covering box radical 13]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Originally a complex character of a beautiful deer with pendants now much simplified to just a pair of pendants

Related characters


Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhǔ (owner) zhù (to live) dì (younger brother) bái (bright) sháo (spoon) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) yóu (outstanding) liáng (good) pù (store) wèi (do)
Using : bǐng (third in order) chǒu (shameful) dé (virtue) huò (maybe) qiě (and) shì (life) yǔ (to give) zhèng (correct) bù (no; not) dàn (dawn) bǎi (hundred)
Using jiōng : shàng (still) gāng (ridge) jiàn (see)

Sounds same

lì (strength) lì (stand) lì (sharp) lì (strict) lì (to experience)

Different tone

lí (Fire) lǐ (inside) lǐ (ceremony) lǐ (texture) lǐ (plum)

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Cities

丽江 Lijiang, Yunnan

Proverbs

富丽堂皇 fù lì táng huáng To have the best of good fortune
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Warring States

History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Language

Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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