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Meaning of 鲮

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(Trad.: 鯪)
Pinyin: líng
English Definition: mud carp (Cirrhina molitorella)
Chinese Definition:
①(鲮鱼)a.体侧扁,口小,有两对须,肉味鲜美,亦称“土鲮鱼”;b.古代传说中人面鱼身的人鱼,亦作“陵鱼”;c.古代传说中腹背有刺,能够吞舟的大鱼。
②(鲮鲤)哺乳动物,全身有角质鳞片,无牙齿,吃蚂蚁。鳞片可入药。俗称“穿山甲”。

Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fish) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] fish
    • [ líng ] to dawdle; the name of the father of the Emperor Yao
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Example Words:
鲮鱼 [ líng ]: see
鲮鲤 [ líng ]: pangolin (Manis pentadactylata); scaly ant-eater
鲮鲤甲 [ líng jiǎ ]: pangolin (Manis pentadactylata); scaly ant-eater
鲮鲤科 [ líng ]: the pangolin family
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