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The Cantonese word laap - 立 - laap6
(to stand in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

laap6
also: lap6

English translations

to stand, to exist, to set up, to erect,
upright, to establish, to make a living

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of laap6 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
Events, Movements, Changes and Directions
Usage as a radical
立 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character..
Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

memory aid: think of these as legs  |  position
立 ( laap / laap6 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 220)
Other characters that are pronounced laap6 in Cantonese
More words that mean to stand in Cantonese
zaam6 ( 站 )
More words that mean to exist in Cantonese
cyun4 ( 存 ), jau5 ( 有 ), zoi6 ( 在 )

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