- 连 [lián]
- （连接） link; join; connect:
His heart is linked with the hearts of the masses. 他和群众心连心。
The sky and the water seem to merge. 天连水，水连天。- （连累） involve (in trouble); implicate:
be implicative of each other 互相牵连- （缝） sew:
sewing and mending; 缝缝连连
sew two pieces of cloth together 把两块布连在一起
- (军队的编制单位) company:
a company of foot 一连步兵- （连词） conjunction- （姓氏） a surname:
Lian Cheng 连称
- （连续; 接续） in succession; one after another; repeatedly:
sing five songs one after another; 连唱了5支歌
send three telegrams in succession 连发三封电报- （甚至） even:
He was so busy that he even forgot to write home. 他忙得连家信都忘了写。
I didn't even give a thought. 我连想都没有想过。
- （包括在内） including:
This dictionary is 100 yuan, postage included. 这本词典连邮费共100元。
There are ten people in this office including me. 这个办公室连我共有10人。
There are a succession of rainy days here.
The road links all the new towns.
I passed her in the street but she didn't even acknowledge me when I smiled.
He complimented her on her new dress without even looking at it.
He was too weak even to lift his hand.
Even after racking his brains he couldn't think of a single example.
He was appointed captain of a company of rifles.
He dropped the nails on the ground and successive clangs were heard.