Meaning of 另

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Pinyin: lìng
English Definition: other; another; separate; separately
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Example Words
另外 lìng wài additional; in addition; besides; separate; other; moreover; furthermore
另行 lìng xíng (to do sth) separately; as a separate action
另类 lìng lèi offbeat; alternative; avant-garde; unconventional; weird
另眼相看 lìng yǎn xiāng kàn to treat sb favorably; to view in a new light
另起炉灶 lìng zào lit. to set up a separate kitchen (idiom); to start from scratch; back to square one; to start of on a new path
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Example Sentences
We need another person to help.
I've decided to study another language.
We need to consider the impact from another perspective.
One person went east and the other went west.
We need to weigh the pros and cons from another perspective.