Meaning of 六

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Pinyin: liù
English Definition: six; 6
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tóu ] lid, cover; head
    • [ ] eight; all around, all sides
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Example Words
六月 liù yuè June; sixth month (of the lunar year)
五颜六色 yán liù multi-colored; every color under the sun
六朝 liù cháo Six Dynasties (220-589)
五脏六腑 zàng liù five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
六亲不认 liù qīn rèn not recognizing one's family (idiom); self-centered and not making any allowances for the needs of one's relatives
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Example Sentences
So now we have six here.
I taught only sixth grade band, and they all came in not knowing what to expect.
Six years have slipped by since I came from thecountry to the capital.
Let's separate them into six lots.
I am bound, you are bound, to everyone on this planet by a trail of six people.