adv. repeatedly; continuously, in succession, one after another
Other meanings
[lián]   v./n. connect, link; military company
[lián]   conj. (even or not even...) concerning..., regarding to...; besides, including
    walk (for )
    walk (for )

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
lián lián huò shèng
phr. succeed in doing something once and again
jiē èr lián sān
adv. one after another, continuously, in quick succession
lián gǔn dài pá
v. flounder and crawl (with fear)
lián rì
adv. day after day, for several days running
pào huǒ lián tiān
phr. Gunfire has reached the sky.
lián yǎo dài sī
phr. bite and tear
kùn rǎo lián lián
phr. be beset with difficulties repeatedly
jiǔ lián zēng
nphr. increase for nine consecutive years