Meaning of 链

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(Trad.: 鏈)
Pinyin: liàn
English Definition: chain; cable (unit of length: 100 fathoms, about 185 m); chain (unit of length: 66 feet, about 20 m); to chain; to enchain
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Metal that joins ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ lián ] to join, to connect; continuous; even
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Example Words
链接 liàn jiē link (on a website)
链条 liàn tiáo chain; Classifiers:
项链 xiàng liàn necklace; Classifiers:
铁链 tiě liàn iron chain
食物链 shí liàn food chain
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Example Sentences
A necklace is a beautiful piece of jewelry.
This necklace is made of silver.
She was wearing a beautiful pearl necklace.
The supply chain management system has improved efficiency.
The long-term goal is to build a stable supply chain.