cài vegetable

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140]

Note

The radical indicates the plant origin, the lower part of the character indicates plucking from a small plant, and so harvesting leaves

Related characters


Using cǎo : huā (flower) chá (tea) yīng (flower) māo (cat) cǎo (grass) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) qián (front) yì (skill) kǔ (bitter) dǒng (to understand)

Different tone

cǎi (color)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

萝卜白菜,各有所爱 luó bo bái cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài Everyone has their own preferences

Phrases

青菜 qīng cài green vegetables

Also

cài cabbage
Wed 13th Dec 2017

Southern water replenishes Beijing

We included a news item in July about the ambitious water management projects in China. A new article on the Shanghai Daily web site details just how impressive it all is. It is the world's largest water diversion project projected to cost $76 billion dollars. The first phase is complete and generating great benefit to Beijing. About 3 trillion gallons have been rerouted and the water all the way from the Yangzi is now supplying 70% of Beijing's water. All this is great news in the parched north but there are concerns that the diversion may adversely affect the lower Yangzi delta region's delicate ecosystem.


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