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Meaning of 鐮

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(Simplified: 镰)
Pinyin: lián
English Definition: scythe; sickle
Chinese Definition:
①收割穀物和割草的農具:鐮刀。開鐮。
Total strokes: 21; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
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Example Words
鐮刀 lián dāo sickle; curved blade to cut grain
鐮倉 lián cāng Kamakura city in Kanagawa prefecture 神奈川县 , Japan
鐮倉幕府 lián cāng Kamakura bakufu 1192-1333, the first Japanese samurai shogunate
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Example Sentences
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使
Sickle-cell anemia is a blood disease that causes the cell to form a characteristic sickle-shape.
2
A cancer drug called hydroxyurea (Droxia, Hydrea) also is used to treat sickle cell anemia.
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5
%
Approximately 5% of the world' s population are healthy carriers of a gene for sickle-cell disease or thalassaemia.
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Sickle-cell anaemia, caused by genes protect against malaria, is the most famous example.
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SNP
A few diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia, are caused by a single SNP.