lián

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  • 1

    v.link; join; connect

    • liǎng cūn yǒu yī tiáo lù lián zhe

      A path connects the two villages.

    • tā hú qún zhòng xīn lián xīn

      群众

      Her heart is linked with the hearts of the masses.

    • bǎ liǎng tiáo diàn xiàn lián qǐ lai

      电线起来

      Connect two electric wires.

  • 2

    adv.in succession

    • yī lián hǎo jǐ tiān dōu zài xià yǔ

      下雨

      It rained for days on end.

    • tā yī tiān zhī nèi lián fā liǎng fēng diàn bào

      电报

      She send two telegrams in a day.

    • tā lián chàng le zhī gē

      5

      She sang five songs one after another.

  • 3

    n.company

    • yī yíng yǒu sān gè lián

      A battalion has three companies.

    • bù bīng lián

      步兵

      infantry

  • 4

    n.Lian, a surname

  • 5

    prep.even

    • lián nǐ dōu zhī dào

      知道

      Even you know.

    • lián nǐ mā dōu xiào le

      Even your mother laughed.

    • tā lián yī jù huà yě méi jiǎng

      He didn't even say a single word.

  • 6

    prep.including

    • lián nǐ gòng shí rén

      There are ten people, including you.

Words and phrases with 连

  • 连篇
    [word]one article follows another; appear throughout a piece of writing
  • 连环画
    [word]picture-story book
  • 连任
    [word]be reappointed or reelected consecutively
  • 连线
    [word]slur
  • 连接
    [word]join; connect
  • 连忙
    [word]promptly
  • 连云港
    [word]Lianyungang
  • 连接线
    [word]tie
  • 连坐
    [word]be punished for being related to or friends with a criminal
  • 连篇累牍
    [idiom]lengthy and tedious
  • 连绵不断
    [idiom]incessantly
  • 连中三元
    [idiom]rank first in the imperial civil examinations at the provincial capital, the national capital and the palace in succession; have three straight wins
  • 连绵不绝
    [idiom]continuous
  • 连滚带爬
    [idiom]roll and crawl; narrowly pass
  • 连锁反应
    [idiom]chain reaction; chain reaction in physics

Word usage

  • Note
    "连" is different from "联". "连" indicates connection; "联" indicates harmony.

Similar-form characters to 连

Chinese Characters with pinyin lián

  • unite; antithetical couplet
  • honest and clean; low-priced
  • lotus; lotus seeds
  • pity; love
  • flag/banner as a sign of a store or shop; screen