lán blue

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140, mǐn dish; vessel; shallow container radical 108]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Contains elements for 'grass' and 'basket' but the lower part is a rough phonetic 'jian'
Number of strokes: 13

Related characters


Also uses cǎo component: cài (vegetable) cǎo (grass) chá (tea) dǒng (to understand) huā (flower) jié (joint) kǔ (bitter) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) māo (cat) měng (Mongol) mò (do not) píng (apple) pú (grape) qián (front) ruò (to seem) sū (revive) táo (grapes) yào (medicine) yì (skill) yīng (flower) zàng (treasury) zhēng (to steam)
Also uses mǐn component: mèng (first month of a season) pén (basin)

Sounds same

lán (orchid)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

青出于蓝而胜于蓝 qīng chū yú lán ér shèng yú lán Wise schooling has produced excellence beyond the teacher. The follower has surpassed the master.

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lán blue

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