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JLC Chinese Character Lesson 15 – ling, lian, jin 令拎领零铃龄怜今

Posted by Grace Feng on December 7, 2012

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1. Main Chinese pronunciation for these characters:

ling

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lian

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jin

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2. Chinese characters that we’ll learn and memorize today

JLC Chinese Character Lesson 15 – ling, lian, jin 令拎领零铃玲龄怜今

 

All of them contain “sound component” of either “今” or “令”. Let’s get into details. Characters marked with a “*” are less frequent ones:

Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Mandarin Pinyin English Definition Example Word Meaning Radical
ling4 to order; to command; [hanzi]命令[/hanzi] ming4 ling4 (order)
lin1 to lift; to carry in one’s hand [hanzi]拎着[/hanzi] ling1 zhe5 (to carry in one’s hand) hand
ling3 neck; collar [hanzi]衣领[/hanzi] yi1 ling3 (collar) page
ling2 zero; change (money) [hanzi]零钱[/hanzi] ling2 qian2 (cash; change) rain
铃* 鈴* ling2 (small) bell [hanzi]铃铛[/hanzi] ling2 dang1 (bell) metal
龄* 齡* ling2 age [hanzi]年龄[/hanzi] nian2 ling2 (age) tooth
lian2 to pity [hanzi]怜爱[/hanzi] lian2 ai4 (pitiful) heart
jin1 today [hanzi]今天[/hanzi] jin1 tian1 (today)

 

3. Chinese Character Quiz

Are you ready for a test now? See how much you could memorize? The left character is simplified, the right character is traditional. Let me know!


JLC Chinese Character Quiz (中文字练习) - ling, lian, jin

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Question 1

令, 令

A

(small) bell

B

to order; to command;

C

today

D

zero; change (money)

Question 2

零, 零

A

zero; change (money)

B

today

C

age

D

to pity

Question 3

怜, 憐

A

to lift; to carry in one’s hand

B

neck; collar

C

to pity

D

(small) bell

Question 4

龄, 齡

A

age

B

to lift; to carry in one’s hand

C

to pity

D

zero; change (money)

Question 5

今, 今

A

neck; collar

B

today

C

to order; to command;

D

to pity

Question 6

领, 領

A

(small) bell

B

to order; to command;

C

age

D

neck; collar

Question 7

拎, 拎

A

to lift; to carry in one’s hand

B

zero; change (money)

C

neck; collar

D

to pity

Question 8

铃, 鈴

A

today

B

(small) bell

C

to order; to command;

D

age

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There are 8 questions to complete.

 

 

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