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The Chinese word leng - 冷 - lĕng
(cold in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

lĕng

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English translations

cold, chilly,
(of attitude or feeling) frosty

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Chinese characters  ( leng / lĕng ) with pronunciation (English translation: cold )
The traditional Chinese characters of lĕng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 冷 ( leng / lĕng ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zuotian feichang leng.
Zuótiān fēicháng lĕng.

 – English translation: It was very cold yesterday.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

ice  |  to laugh sarcastically
冷 ( leng / lĕng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 691)
Chinese example words containing the character 冷 ( leng / lĕng )
冷柜 ( lĕngguì = refrigerator ), 冷静 ( lĕngjìng = calm ), 冷漠 ( lĕngmò = impassive )
More words that mean cold in Chinese
gănmào ( 感冒 ), hán ( 寒 )

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