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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
大兴安岭 [ xīng ān lǐng ]: Daxing'anling mountain range in northwest Heilongjiang province 黑龙江 in northeast China; Daxing'anling prefecture
上甘岭 [ shàng gān lǐng ]: Shanganling district of Yichun city 伊春市 , Heilongjiang
上甘岭区 [ shàng gān lǐng ]: Shanganling district of Yichun city 伊春市 , Heilongjiang
中央海岭 [ zhōng yāng hǎi lǐng ]: mid-ocean ridge (geology)
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