里 (裡)

  1. noun inside; interior
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Tradtional: 里 or 裡 (Guoyu '里' n 6; Unihan '裡')
  2. noun Kangxi radical 166
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: Inside (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '里' n 7)
  3. measure word li; unit of length equal to 150 zhang (500 meters)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: Tradtional: 里; there are 150 丈 in one 里 [500 meters] in the Chinese Market System of Weights and Measures (Guoyu '里' n 5)
  4. noun a small village; ri
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: South Korea
    Notes: Tradtional: 里, Hangul: 리; Korean Hanja term for a small village, used in place names (Guoyu '里' n 3)
  5. preposition inside; within
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: May be classified as a localizer since it can be appended to a noun to indicate location. For example, 屋里 'in the room' and 盒子里 'in the box.' (Norman 1988, p. 162; Sun 2006, loc. 903)
  6. noun a residence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 里; in the sense of 居所 (Guoyu '里' n 1)
  7. noun a neighborhood; an alley
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 里; in the sense of 街坊 or 巷弄 (Guoyu '里' n 2)
  8. noun a local administrative district
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 里; in the sense of 行政区 (Guoyu '里' n 4)

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