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The Chinese word lun - 论 - lùn
(theory in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

lùn

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced lún. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

theory"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to discuss, discourse"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
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ism"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 论 ( lùn ) 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.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( lun / lùn ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>theory</m> )
论 ( lun / lùn ) in traditional characters

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

argument  |  conclusion
论 ( lun / lùn ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 303)
Chinese example words containing the character 论 ( lun / lùn )
理论 ( lĭlùn = theory ), 讨论 ( tăolùn = to discuss ), 无论 ( wúlùn = no matter what ), 议论 ( yìlùn = discussion )
More words that mean to discuss in Chinese
píng ( 评 ), shāngliang ( 商量 ), tán ( 谈 ), tăolùn ( 讨论 ), ( 议 )

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