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


Also uses lìng component: lěng (cold) lián (to pity) lín (neighbor) lǐng (neck) líng (zero)

Sounds same

líng (zero) líng (mound)

Different tone

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

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