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Meaning of li

li

Pronunciation: (lē), [key]
— n. Music.
  1. the solmization syllable used for the semitone between the sixth and seventh degrees of a scale.

li

Pronunciation: (lē), [key]
— pl. li.
  1. a Chinese unit of distance, equivalent to about one-third of a mile (0.5 km).

li

Pronunciation: (lē), [key]
— n.
  1. (in Chinese ethical philosophy) the etiquette traditionally prescribed for individuals or groups of people in a given situation.

Li

Pronunciation: (lē), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of an aboriginal people of the island of Hainan in Southeastern China.
  2. the Kadai language of the Li.

Li

Pronunciation: [key]
— Symbol, Chem.
  1. lithium.

li

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. link; links.

L.I.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. light infantry.
  2. Long Island.
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