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Pronunciation : líng
Meaning :
  1. zero; nil. (n)
  2. fraction; fragment. (n)
  3. in expression of time, age, money, weight, etc. used between two different denomiations, even when these are consecutive if the excess is to be emphasized. (n)
  4. to wither and fall. (v)
  5. fractional; fragmentary. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 13
Traditional :
Usage : 6.7%
Common Words / Phrases:
líng dàn
: zero; nought
líng dù
: zero degree
líng jiàn
: spare parts; accessory
líng qián
: pocket money; small change, broken money
líng shí
: snack
líng xià
: below zero; sub-zero
líng yòng qián
: pocket money
gū līng līng
: be isolated and without help
diāo líng
: withered, fallen and scattered about
1. Five oh one. 5:01
diǎn líng fēn
: five
: o’clock
零一 : zero one
: minute
2. Year 1980.
jiǔ líng nián
一九八零 : 1980
: year
3. The two teams finally drew nil-nil.
liǎng duì zuì zhōng líng líng zhàn píng
: two
: team
最终 : finally
: by
: zero
: compare
战平 : draw
4. The temperature is expected to drop to eight degrees below zero today.
jīn tiān de wēn néng huì jiàng dào líng xià
今天 : today
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
温度 : weather
可能 : maybe
: will
: drop
: to
零下 : below zero
: eight
: degree
5. He hived away his pocket money.
líng yòng qián cún lái
: he
: used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be accompanied by some other expression.
零用钱 : pocket money
: keep
起来 : beginning or continuing an action
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4 thoughts on “零”

  1. Hi Min-Min. Thanks for your tremendous work

    When randomly clicking on a 汉子 on the 主页, then it is not possible to 直接 go to “older page” or “next page”, we always have to go back to the 主页 and choose a different 汉子 to study. Is it possible for you to add up this function?

    谢谢你, it would help flow the learning.
    Best Regards

    1. Hi Eric Haziza,
      Thanks for your suggestion. I will try to find a plugin that will allow navigation to previous and next word.

    1. Hi Eric Haziza,
      I have redesigned my site and added the “previous post” and “next post” feature.
      I hope this will ease the navigation.

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