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English Definitionchain; cable (unit of length: 100 fathoms, about 185 m); chain (unit of length: 66 feet, about 20 m); to chain; to enchain
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Pinyinliàn
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lin6

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链子liànzichain
链接liànjiēlink (on a website)
链条liàntiáochain
链烃liàntīngchain hydrocarbon
链球liànqiúthrowing the hammer (athletics event)
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项链xiàngliànnecklace
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
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