lì to experience; to undergo; to pass through

Made up of [ chǎng cliff; factory; depot radical 27, strength radical 19]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The cliff radical may suggest a path on a steep slope. Li is the phonetic but also contributes idea of endeavor through 'strength'.
Number of strokes 4

Related characters


Using chǎng : fǎn (contrary) lì (strict) yuán (former) àn (bank) dùn (shield)
Using : nán (male) dòng (to use) gōng (accomplishment) láo (to toil) lìng (other) wèi (do)

Sounds same

lì (strength) lì (stand) lì (sharp) lì (strict) lì (beautiful)

Different tone

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

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