lì strict; severe

Made up of [ chǎng cliff; factory; depot radical 27, wàn ten thousand; myriad; countless; 10000 ]
Number of strokes 5

Related characters


Using chǎng : fǎn (contrary) yuán (former) àn (bank) lì (to experience) dùn (shield)

Sounds same

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

Different tone

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

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