Li

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Li

  1. (chemistry) lithium.

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  • (Chinese name): Lee

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Li

  1. A surname from Chinese
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Li

  1. A surname from Chinese
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Li

  1. A surname from Chinese
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Li

  1. A county of Longnan, Gansu, China
    • 2020 September 28, Matthew Robert Bossons, “Reporter's log: Livestreaming, e-commerce play crucial role in Gansu's poverty alleviation drive”, in China Daily[1]:
      Zhang Jiacheng has lived his entire life in Longhuai village, a small settlement comprised of earthen and aged red-brick homes in Li county, in southern Gansu province's Longnan city.
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Li

  1. A river in Guangxi, China
    • 1977, Chiang, Yee, “Kuei-lin and Yang-shuo”, in China Revisited[2], New York: W. W. Norton & Company, →ISBN, LCCN 77-22587, OCLC 473570033, page 153:
      After breakfast the next day, Ho Li-chih came to invite Yang Shu-tien and me to the Li River for a boat trip to another county, Yang-shuo.
    • 1985, Mosher, Steven W., Journey To The Forbidden China[3], Collier Macmillan, →ISBN, LCCN 85-2610, OCLC 1073326498, page 54f:
      Cormorant fishing on the Li River near Kweilin. With increasingly serious water pollution, fishing with cormorants is becoming a rare sight in China.
    • 2005, Bill Clinton, My Life[4], volume II, New York: Vintage Books, →ISBN, OCLC 60594427, pages 436-437:
      Before going home, we flew to Guilin for a meeting with environmentalists concerned about the destruction of forests and the loss of unique wildlife, and a leisurely boat trip down the Li River, which flows through a stunning landscape marked by large limestone formations that looked as if they had burst up through the landscape of the gentle countryside.
    • 2011, Andrew Forbes, China[5], APA Publications, →ISBN, OCLC 701111855, OL 26008349M, page 16:
      Days 3-5: Guilin and Yangshuo.
      Marvel at the extraordinary scenery lining the banks of the serene Li River.
    • 2021 April 27, Xie, Echo, “Xi Jinping laments stone quarrying as he mines green theme in Guangxi”, in South China Morning Post[6], archived from the original on 27 April 2021, China / Politics:
      In Guilin, the second-largest city in Guangxi, Xi took a boat to inspect the ecological condition of the Li River, a popular tourist destination. The river stretches more than 400km (250 miles) through karst hills and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Li.
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Etymology 6[edit]

Korean Hanja: ; Hangul: &

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Li

  1. A surname from Korean, a variant of Lee and Rhee

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Li is the 273rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 111,786 individuals. Li is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (96.8%) individuals.

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Indonesian[edit]

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From Hakka ().

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Li

  1. a surname from Hakka.

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From Hakka ().

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Li

  1. a surname from Hakka.

Tagalog[edit]

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From Mandarin (), spelled as such under the Mandarin Pinyin system. Also likely influenced by Hokkien ().

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IPA(key): /li/, [lɪ]

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Li

  1. a Chinese Filipino surname from Mandarin.

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Li

  1. a female given name from Chinese