Meaning of 类

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(Trad.: 類)
Pinyin: lèi
English Definition: kind; type; class; category; similar; like; to resemble
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Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
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Example Words:
人类 [ rén lèi ]: humanity; human race; mankind
类型 [ lèi xíng ]: type; category; genre; form; style
种类 [ zhǒng lèi ]: kind; genus; type; category; variety; species; sort; class
类似 [ lèi ]: similar; analogous
红五类 [ hóng lèi ]: the “five red categories” (Cultural Revolution term), i.e. poor and lower-middle peasants, workers, revolutionary soldiers, revolutionary cadres, and revolutionary martyrs
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