Meaning of 类

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(Trad.: 類)
Pinyin: lèi
English Definition: kind; type; class; category; similar; like; to resemble
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
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Example Words
人类 rén lèi humanity; human race; mankind
类似 lèi similar; analogous
类型 lèi xíng type; category; genre; form; style
分类 fēn lèi classification
种类 zhǒng lèi kind; genus; type; category; variety; species; sort; class
More: 类* | *类 | *类*
Example Sentences
For some, this is the same as creativity, but not all of us are creative types.
We need two new Classes at either end of the inheritance hierarchy to do this.
So I think surveillance for these kinds of things should be increased.
In fact the "men with guns" angle is exactly why this sort of dumb shit continues.
Some people would give up halfway in the face of what seems to be insurmountable.