Meaning of 累

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(Trad.: 纍)
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: Simplified form of 纍; growing silk in the fields ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tián ] field, farm, arable land; cultivated
    • [ ] silk; thread
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  • Pinyin: lèi

    English Definition: tired; weary; to strain; to wear out; to work hard
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    劳累 [ láo lèi ]: tired; exhausted; worn out; to toil
    受累 [ shòu lèi ]: to be put to a lot of trouble
    墨累 [ lèi ]: Murray (name)
    墨累达令流域 [ lèi lìng liú ]: Murray-Darling river system in the southeast of Australia
    多累 [ duō lèi ]: I have troubled you
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  • Pinyin: léi

    English Definition: rope; to bind together; to twist around
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    弹痕累累 [ dàn hén léi léi ]: bullet-ridden
    累坠 [ léi zhuì ]: variant of 累赘
    累累 [ léi léi ]: (literary) (of fruit, achievements etc) clusters of; piles of; heaps of; gaunt; haggard; wretched; Taiwan pr. lei3 lei3
    累赘 [ léi zhuì ]: superfluous; cumbersome; a burden on sb; a nuisance to sb; to inconvenience; to tie sb down; long-winded (of writing); also pr. [lei2 zhui5]
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  • Pinyin: lěi

    English Definition: to accumulate; to involve or implicate (Taiwan pr. [lei4]); continuous; repeated
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    Example Words:
    积累 [ lěi ]: to accumulate; accumulation; cumulative; cumulatively
    累计 [ lěi ]: to accumulate; cumulative
    事危累卵 [ shì wēi lěi luǎn ]: lit. the matter has become a pile of eggs (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
    伤痕累累 [ shāng hén lěi lěi ]: bruised; riddled with scars
    危如累卵 [ wēi lěi luǎn ]: precarious as pile of eggs (idiom); ready to fall and break at any moment; in a dangerous state
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