Meaning of 林

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Pinyin: lín
English Definition: woods; forest; Classifiers: [pian4]; circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people); a collection (of similar things)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Two trees representing a forest
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
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Example Words:
森林 [ sēn lín ]: forest; Classifiers:
园林 [ yuán lín ]: gardens; park; landscape garden
培林 [ péi lín ]: (mechanical) bearing (loanword) (Tw)
林郑 [ lín zhèng ]: Carrie Lam (1957-), chief executive of Hong Kong 2017-, full name 林郑月娥 Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor
林彪 [ lín biāo ]: Lin Biao (1908-1971), Chinese army leader at time of the Cultural Revolution
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