lìng other; another; separate

Made up of [ strength radical 19, kǒu mouth radical 30]
Used as component in : bié
Made with 5 strokes.
Combining 'strength' and 'mouth' suggest biting to separate food and from this 'other'

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Also uses component: biān (side) dòng (to use) gōng (accomplishment) kā (coffee) láo (to toil) lì (to experience) nán (male) qióng (exhausted) sū (revive) wèi (do) wù (affair)
Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (together) hé (to close) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) míng (to call (birds)) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (one) zhī (to know) zhōu (circuit) zú (foot)

Sounds same

lìng (to order)

Different tone

líng (zero) líng (mound) líng (age) lǐng (neck)

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Pronunciation

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