lìng to order; to command; an order


Used as component in : lín ; líng Made up of [ rén person radical 9, hidden; concealed; small radical 5, zhǔ dot radical 3]; lǐng ; líng ; lián ; lěng
Similar looking characters : jīn (modern)
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses rén component: chá (tea) cóng (from) hé (why) huì (can) jīn (modern) jiǔ (long time) shè (residence) shí (eat) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) zuò (sit) zuò (seat)
Also uses component: chī (to eat) hé (why) jiǔ (nine) kǒng (great) lǐ (ceremony) luàn (in confusion or disorder) mài (sell) mǎi (buy) xí (to practice) yě (also) yì (to recollect) yì (skill) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yǐ (to use)
Also uses zhǔ component: bái (bright) bàn (half) bīng (ice) dì (younger brother) duì (to cash) lì (beautiful) liáng (good) pù (store) sháo (spoon) shù (method) sū (revive) tài (too) wǎng (towards) wèi (do) wū (crow) yì (justice) yóu (outstanding) yù (jade) zhōu (prefecture) zhù (to live) zhǔ (owner) zì (from)

Sounds same

lìng (other)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

三令五申 sān lìng wǔ shēn Giving order after order. Someone who is officious and over-bearing. The use of three and five is often used to give idea of endless repetition.

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