Meaning of 厉

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(Trad.: 厲)
English Definition: strict; severe
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ chǎng ] cliff; factory, workshop; building
    • [ wàn ] ten thousand; innumerable
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Example Words:
厉害 [ hai ]: difficult to deal with; difficult to endure; ferocious; radical; serious; terrible; violent; tremendous; awesome
严厉 [ yán ]: severe; strict
再接再厉 [ zài jiē zài ]: to continue the struggle (idiom); to persist; unremitting efforts
厉声 [ shēng ]: stern voice
不明觉厉 [ míng jué ]: although I don't understand it, it seems pretty awesome (Internet slang)
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