liú
v. stay; keep sb from leaving; study abroad; keep, reserve; to accept
Other meanings
[liú]   v. leave ... behind; pay attention to
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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
bǎo liú
v. reserve, hold back, keep back
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wó děi liú diǎn qián zuò bān yùn fèi .
phr. I have to leave some money for portage.
wǎn liú mǒu rén chī fàn
phr. ask sb. to stay for dinner
liú yǐng
v./n. take photos as a souvenir; souvenir photo
liú cún
v. keep, preserve, remain (from the past)
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liú yì shǒur
v. hold back a trick or two
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kōng xiàng kuàng liú zài le céng jīng guà huà de dì fang
phr. Empty photo frames are left on the walls where the paintings were once displayed.
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bà ba mā ma qù lǚ yóu le , wǒ liú xià lái kān jiā
phr. My parents have gone traveling and I stay to look after the house.
liú xiào
v. stay after school for an extended time (because of a misbehaviour); stay at school during vacation; work at one's alma mater after graduation
liú yáng
v. study abroad
liú jì niàn
phr. to keep as a souvenir