líng age; length of experience, membership etc

Made up of [齿 chǐ tooth , lìng to order; to command; an order ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Ling (to order) gives phonetic, the tooth radical gives idea of judging age by the teeth
Number of strokes 13

Related characters


Using lìng : lín (neighbor) líng (zero) lǐng (neck) lián (to pity)

Sounds same

líng (zero) líng (mound)

Different tone

lǐng (neck) lìng (other) lìng (to order)

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The Lay-Osborn Flotilla of 1862-63

The Lay-Osborn Flotilla of 1862-63

History

After China's defeat in the Opium Wars it is amazing that China then chose to buy a naval force from its enemy Britain. Although boats were duly made China refused to take delivery of them and Anglo-Chinese relations went into a further decline.
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