lì stand; rise

Note

Simplification of person standing up on the ground
Number of strokes: 5

Radical

Index 117 used in: used in: lā (to pull) ; qīn (parent) ; tóng (boy servant) ; wèi (position) ; yīn (sound) ; zhàn (station)

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Sounds same

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

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 立
Stroke order for character 立, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

不破不立 bù pò bù lì The old needs to be demolished before building the new
鹤立鸡群 hè lì jī qún Being conspicuously different (often superior)
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Shān fēng diǎn huǒ [shan feng dian huo]
incite wind spot fire
Create wind and fire
Create a lot of trouble
Chinese proverb

Proverb

善终
Bú shàn shǐ zhě bù shàn zhōng [bu shan shi zhe bu shan zhong]
not good beginning not good end
A bad beginning leads to a bad ending
Need to plan everything from the beginning
Don't put the cart before the horse
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