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The Cantonese word ling - 领 - ling5
(to lead in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

ling5

English translations

to lead, to get, neck"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.
, collar"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.
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to guide, to receive

Chinese character (simplified):

领 ( ling / ling5 ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 11 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

to guide  |  leader
领 ( ling / ling5 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 340)
More words that mean to lead in Cantonese
daai2 ( 带 ), hoeng3 ( 向 ), jan5 ( 引 )
More words that mean to get in Cantonese
ceoi2 ( 取 ), gaau2 ( 搞 ), lung6 ( 弄 )

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