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English Definitionlining; interior; inside; internal; also written
See also li, ancient measure of length, approx. 500 m; neighborhood; ancient administrative unit of 25 families; (Tw) borough, administrative unit between the township and neighborhood levels; Li (surname) (from traditional character )
variant of (from traditional character )
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)leoi5
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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里面lǐmiàninside; interior
里头lǐtouinside; interior
里外lǐwàiinside and out; or so
里子lǐzilining; (fig.) substance (as opposed to outward appearance)
里带lǐdàiinner tube (of tire)
Words With Same Tail Word    
这里zhèlǐhere
塔里tǎlǐtaree
哪里nǎlǐwhere?; somewhere; anywhere; wherever; nowhere (negative answer to question); humble expression denying compliment; also written 哪里
嘴里zuǐlǐmouth; in the mouth; on one's lips; speech; words
家里jiālǐhome
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