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Pronunciation
Mandarin liàn
Cantonese (Jyutping)lin6
Meaning
Definition chain, wire, cable; chain, shack
Character Rank
Simplified2469
常用字表2080
Common Words With This Character  
项链xiàngliànnecklace
链子liànzichain
侧链cèliànside chain (used in classifying amino acids)
单链dānliànsingle chain; refers to RNA as opposed to the double helix DNA
手链shǒuliànchain bracelet
拉链lāliànzipper
Related Characters
Traditional Script
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+94FE
GB2312C1B4
Input Method Codes
Cangjiecykq
Four Corner8473
WuBi 86qlpy
WuBi 98qlpy
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