FEEDBACK

Meaning of 梨

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin:
English Definition: pear; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
①落叶乔木或灌木,果实是普通水果,品种很多:梨膏。广梨。鸭梨。
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] gains, advantage, profit, merit
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 梨
Example Words:
南美梨 [ nán měi ]: avocado (Persea americana)
士多啤梨 [ shì duō ]: strawberry (loanword)
孔融让梨 [ kǒng róng ràng ]: Kong Rong giving up pears, classic moral story about Kong Rong 孔融 picking up smaller pears while leaving the bigger ones to his older brothers, still used nowadays to educate the young on courtesy and modesty
山梨 [ shān ]: rowan or mountain-ash (genus Sorbus)
山梨县 [ shān xiàn ]: Yamanashi prefecture, Japan
Example Sentences