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Meaning of 鳞

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(Trad.: 鱗)
Pinyin: lín
English Definition: scales (of fish)
Chinese Definition:
①鱼类、爬行动物和少数哺乳动物身体表面长的角质或骨质小薄片:鱼鳞。鳞片。
②鳞状的:鳞爪(zhǎo)。鳞波。鳞茎。鳞屑。鳞集(群集)。遍体鳞伤。鳞次栉比。
③泛指有鳞甲的动物:鳞鸿(指“鱼雁”,即书信)。
Total strokes: 20; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fish) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
鳞次栉比 lín zhì row upon row
鱼鳞 lín fish scales
鳞片 lín piàn scale; fish scales
遍体鳞伤 biàn lín shāng covered all over with cuts and bruises; beaten black and blue; be a mass of bruises
鳞甲 lín jiǎ scale; plate of armor
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Example Sentences
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Everyone wanted a glittering scale.
2
Whales have scales. If has to be in there.
3
Prof.: False okay. All fish have scales.
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Finally the Rainbow Fish had only one shining scale left.
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I am sorry not the final one. All fish have scales.