měng Mongol

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140, cover; crown radical 14, one radical 1, shǐ pig; swine radical 152]
Alternative traditional form of character:
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) lán (blue) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) māo (cat) mò (do not) píng (apple) pú (grape) qián (front) sū (revive) táo (grapes) yào (medicine) yì (skill) yīng (flower) zàng (treasury) zhēng (to steam)
Also uses component: ài (love) láo (to toil) miǎn (to escape) xiě (write)
Also uses component: bǎi (hundred) bǐng (third in order) bù (no; not) chǒu (shameful) dàn (dawn) dé (virtue) huà (to draw) huò (maybe) jiāng (border) kāi (begin) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) miè (to extinguish) qiě (and) shì (life) yǔ (to give) zài (again) zhèng (correct)
Also uses shǐ component: jiā (house)

Different tone

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Pronunciation

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Provinces

内蒙古 Inner Mongolia

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