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Traditional Character for lǐ : 裡 or 裏 ?

Posted by calkins March 16, 2009 in the Group General Discussion .

Tags: , , lǐ,inside

I've recently come across a variant [ ] of the traditional character (lǐ, inside).  I'm used to seeing ,so this variant threw me off.

I've learned that they both have the same radical and have the same total strokes:

   衣衤 + 7    13 strokes

   衣衤 + 7    13 strokes

Does anyone have any insight into why one would be used instead of the other?

Much thanks!

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