Meaning of 霖

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin: lín
English Definition: continued rain
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
Similar Characters:
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 霖
Example Words
田长霖 tián cháng lín Chang-lin Tien (1935-2002), Chinese-American professor and chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley 1990-1997
春霖 chūn lín spring rains
张作霖 zhāng zuò lín Zhang Zuolin (c. 1873-1928), warlord of Manchuria 1916-1928
甘霖普降 gān lín jiàng Seasonable rain has fallen everywhere. (idiom)
普降甘霖 jiàng gān lín timely rain for all drought areas (idiom)
More: 霖* | *霖 | *霖*
Example Sentences
In the last decades, advances in medical technology have made it possible for people to live longer than in the past.
The CBI said it had nominated Green to serve as deputy president for a year from June 2010. He will then succeed current president Helen Alexander for a two-year term in the non-executive role.