chá tea

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140, wood; wooden radical 75, rén person radical 9]

Note

Picture of a plant under a cover to be brewed as tea
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using cǎo : huā (flower) yīng (flower) cài (vegetable) māo (cat) cǎo (grass) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) qián (front) yì (skill) kǔ (bitter) dǒng (to understand)
Using : lái (arrive) qí (board game) běn (root) cǎi (color) shù (tree) wèi (not yet) xiāng (each other) song (Song) zhuō (table) yǐ (chair) gān (pole) jú (tangerine) xián (to stay idle) qīn (parent) lǐ (plum) zhī (branch) zhí (to plant) bǎn (board) lóu (multi-story building) xiào (school) jī (machine)
Using rén : zuò (seat) jīn (modern) zuò (sit) cóng (from) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shí (eat) shè (residence) huì (can) hé (why)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

粗茶淡饭 cū chá dàn fàn On starvation diet

Phrases

我们喝了四杯绿茶 wǒ ménhē lesì bēi lù chá We have drunk four cups of green tea
Thu 22nd Dec 2016

Smog forcing city re-design

As a considerable proportion of China is swathed in toxic smog planners are considering how to combat the problem. One proposed solution is to move people and businesses away from the suburbs of Beijing into outlying districts. The move would give people shorter commutes and lower the density of people in polluted areas. In the last 18 years energy consumption has doubled and the number of cars tripled (Oh for the Halcyon days of bicycles)! The long term plan is for Beijing's population to be capped at 23 million.


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Chinese proverb

Proverb

虑必
Zhì zhě qiān l? bì yǒu shī [zhi zhe qian l? bi you yi shi]
wisdom that thousand worry about certainly have one mistake
Even the wise can be occasionally wrong
One small mistake does not discredit a wise person
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