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Meaning of 岭

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(Trad.: 嶺)
Pinyin: lǐng
English Definition: mountain range; mountain ridge
Chinese Definition:
①山,山脉:山岭。分水岭。岭脊(山脊)。
②特指中国大庾岭等五岭:岭南(指五岭以南的广东、广西一带。亦称“岭外”、“岭表”)。

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mountain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shān ] mountain, hill, peak
    • [ lìng ] command, decree, order; magistrate; to allow, to cause
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Example Words
山岭 shān lǐng mountain ridge
崇山峻岭 chóng shān jùn lǐng towering mountains and precipitous ridges (idiom)
分水岭 fēn shuǐ lǐng dividing range; drainage divide; (fig.) dividing line; watershed
翻山越岭 fān shān yuè lǐng to pass over mountains ridges (idiom); fig. hardships of the journey
峻岭 jùn lǐng lofty mountain range
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