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lín
v. look down from above; come down, descend; face, be near
Other meanings
[lín]   v. be about to, just before; arrive; copy (model of calligraphy)
    down radical, the vertical stroke (not in use now as an independent character) (for )
    subject (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
EXAMPLES
jiàng lín
v. arrive, befall
jū gāo lín xià
idiom. look down from a high position, to occupy a commanding position
lín zǒu
adv. before leaving, on departure
lín hǎi
v. be close to the sea, face or overlook the sea
rú lín dà dí
idiom. as if faced with a formidable enemy, like confronting a mortal enemy