Meaning of 练

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(Trad.: 練)
Pinyin: liàn
English Definition: to practice; to train; to drill; to perfect (one's skill); exercise; (literary) white silk; to boil and scour raw silk
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
练习 [ liàn ]: to practice; exercise; drill; practice; Classifiers:
训练 [ xùn liàn ]: to train; to drill; training; Classifiers:
熟练 [ shú liàn ]: practiced; proficient; skilled; skillful
教练 [ jiào liàn ]: instructor; sports coach; trainer; Classifiers:
排练 [ pái liàn ]: to rehearse; rehearsal
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