Meaning of 琉

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Pinyin: liú
English Definition: precious stone
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ liú ] pennant; wild, barren, uncultivated
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Example Words:
琉球 [ liú qiú ]: Ryūkyū; refers to the Ryūkyū Islands 琉球群岛 , Taiwan
琉球群岛 [ liú qiú qún dǎo ]: Ryukyu islands; Okinawa 冲绳 and other islands of modern Japan
琉球乡 [ liú qiú xiāng ]: Liuchiu township in Pingtung County 屏东县 , Taiwan
琉璃 [ liú li ]: colored glass; ceramic glaze
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