char. used in person's name; used in place names
Other meanings
[lí]   char. (lit.) calabash shell served as a dipper, gourd ladle; seashell
    insect
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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fàn lǐ
n. Fan Li (ancient advisor in the state of Yue of the Spring and Autumn Period)