táng sugar; sweets; candy

Made up of [ rice radical 119, táng Tang; chinese ]

Note

The rice radical indicates a 'powdery' food, Tang (as the dynasty) gives the phonetic
Number of strokes 16

Related characters


Using : jīng (refined) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) zhān (to glue) lóu (multi-story building)

Sounds same

táng (Tang)

Different tone

tǎng (to recline) tàng (collective for trips)

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