cǎo grass; straw

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140]

Note

Shows a plant growing out of the ground with the grass radical

Related characters


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

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cǎo (grass)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

打草惊蛇 dǎ cǎo jīng ché Unwisely alerting an enemy
风吹草动 fēng chuī cǎo dòng A minor repercussion of a larger action. A trifling consequence
好马不吃回头草 hǎo mǎ bù chī huí tóu cǎo Pride may forbid a person going back to his home town after failure. Do not dwell on past actions, progress forward
兔子不吃窝边草 tù zi bù chī wō biān cǎo Thieves do not steal from neighbors
也要马儿好,也要马儿不吃草 yě yaò mǎ ér haǒ, yě yaò mǎ ér bù chī caǒ To prosper you must make compromises, you can not have it all your own way
好马不吃回头草 hǎo mǎ bù chī huí tóu cǎo Do not dwell on past actions, progress forward
Fri 1st Dec 2017

Grave robber given the death sentence

China can not be accused of taking the digging up of historical artifacts from burials lightly. It has always been culturally important to respect the graves of the dead as many still believe the ancestors pass judgment on their families. China has many ancient tombs some containing valuable ornaments and jewelry, particularly in northern China.

Yao Yuzhong from Inner Mongolia has been found guilty of grave robbing - not just himself but heading up a gang numbering 225 people. He now has two years to mount an appeal and even if he loses that, he may have his sentence commuted to life imprisonment for good behavior.


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