Meaning of 怜

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(Trad.: 憐)
Pinyin: lián
English Definition: to pity
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ lìng ] command, decree, order; magistrate; to allow, to cause
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Example Words
怜悯 lián mǐn to take pity on; pity; mercy
怜惜 lián to take pity on; to feel tenderness toward
怜爱 lián ài to have tender affection for; to love tenderly; to pamper sb
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