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English Definitiontexture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lei5
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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理论lǐlùntheory; to argue; to take notice of
理解lǐjiěto comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding
理由lǐyóureason; grounds; justification
理想lǐxiǎngan ideal; a dream; ideal; perfect
理发lǐfàa barber; hairdressing
Words With Same Tail Word    
物理wùlǐphysics; physical
管理guǎnlǐto supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration
总理zǒnglǐpremier; prime minister
处理chǔlǐto handle; to treat; to deal with; to process; to deal with a criminal case; to mete out punishment; to offer for sale at a reduced price; to punish
合理hélǐrational; reasonable; fair
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