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Information about character(s)

Radical:
Radical Strokes: 5
Additional Strokes: 21
Total Strokes: 26

Pronunciation

Pinyin: lì
Cantonese: laai5

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: gourd used as a ladle or dipper

康熙字典文字版 【午集上】【瓜字部】 㼖
【集韻】郞計切,音利。瓠子。 又瓠杓。【揚子·方言】㼖,瓠瓢也。【楚辭·九歎】瓟㼖蠹于筐簏。【丹鉛錄】今閩廣之地以鱟魚䐨爲瓢,江淮閒或用螺之大者爲瓢,是以蟲殻代瓜匏用也。故㼖字取義兼之。古音叢目作〈㼌下䖵〉。又瓥。