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The Chinese word lian - 联 - lián
(to join in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to join,
to unite, to ally

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 联 ( lián ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( lian / lián ) with pronunciation (English translation: to join )
联 ( lian / lián ) in traditional characters

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

to unite  |  connection
联 ( lian / lián ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 334)
Chinese example words containing the character 联 ( lian / lián )
阿拉伯联合酋长国 ( Ālābó liánhé qiúzhăngguó = United Arab Emirates ), 春联 ( chūnlián = Spring Festival couplets ), 互联网 ( hùliánwăng = internet ), 联欢 ( liánhuān = to celebrate ), 联系 ( liánxì = to keep track of ), 中国联通 ( zhōngguóliántōng = China Unicom )
Other characters that are pronounced lián in Chinese
More words that mean to join in Chinese
cānjiā ( 参加 ), gōu ( 勾 ), jiāo ( 交 ), ( 入 ), ( 续 )

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