岭 - Dong Chinese dictionary

lǐng

mountain ridge

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. Simplified form of .

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

令 sound component

  Sound component

lìnglínglǐng

  

command

Evolution

岭 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
岭 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
岭 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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lǐng

mountain ridge, mountain peak; mountain range; mountain ridge

Most common words with 岭
Freq.
Word
Meaning

mountain range

翻山越岭

to pass over mountains ridges (idiom); fig. hardships of the journey

分水岭

dividing range

岭南

south of the five ranges

山岭

mountain ridge