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v./n. to rein in (horse); to coerce; to command; to inscribe; (lit.) halter
Other meanings
[lēi]   v. to tie or strap something tight; (dialect) to force or compel
[lè]   m. (abb. unit of illumination) lux, meter-candle
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.
mǎ lè
n. bridle
lè suǒ
v. blackmail, extort
gōu lè
v. draw the outline of, give a brief account of
lè lìng
v. order, force
lè jiè
v. to force sb. to give up drug
lè bēi
phr. to engrave on a stone tablet
qīn lè sān jūn
phr. to take command of the army