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The Chinese word lan - 兰 - lán
(orchid in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

lán

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English translations

orchid, fragrant thoroughwort, surname

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 兰 ( lán ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( lan / lán ) with pronunciation (English translation: orchid )
兰 ( lan / lán ) in traditional characters

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orchid
兰 ( lan / lán ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 830)
Chinese example words containing the character 兰 ( lan / lán )
爱尔兰 ( Ài’ĕrlán = Ireland ), 奥克兰 ( Àokèlán = Oakland ), 白兰地 ( Báilándì = brandy ), 波兰 ( Bōlán = Poland ), 兰花 ( lánhuā = orchid ),
Other characters that are pronounced lán in Chinese
More words that mean orchid in Chinese
lánhuā ( 兰花 )

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