Li Hai – Daily Mandarin Lesson 厉害

Meaning

    great; severe; strict; ferocious; talented

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► lì hài
    Tone numbers: li4 hai4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 厲害
    Simplified: 厉害

    First Character: 厲 (lì) – severe
    Second Character: 害 (hài) – to do harm to; to cause trouble to; harm; evil; calamity

Examples of Lì Hài
 
    ► Tā shāng de hěn lì hài
    他傷得很厲害。
    他伤得很厉害。
    His injuries are severe.

    ► Tā de shù xué hěn lì hài.
    他的數學很厲害。
    他的数学很厉害。
    He’s very good at mathematics.


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