zàng treasury; storing place; depository

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140, spear radical 62]
Number of strokes: 17

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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) měng (Mongol) mò (do not) píng (apple) pú (grape) qián (front) ruò (to seem) sū (revive) táo (grapes) yào (medicine) yì (skill) yīng (flower) zhēng (to steam)
Also uses component: chéng (to succeed) dài (to respect) huò (maybe) jiān (narrow) wǒ (I (me)) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zhàn (to fight) zhǎo (to try to find)

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Pronunciation

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Provinces

西藏 Tibet

Proverbs

藏龙卧虎 cáng lóng wò hǔ There are often people around with great power and skill
笑里藏刀 xiào lǐ cáng dāo Malice concealed by apparent friendliness. There is a story of Li Yifu who was a great flatterer of the early Tang dynasty. He was always smiles but sought to blackmail and deceive. Eventually Emperor Gaozong discovered his duplicity and he was banished.
包藏祸心 bāo cáng huò xīn Having evil intent; concealing malice.
鸟尽弓藏 niǎo jìn gōng cáng Having completed a job and then being out of employment. To get rid of someone once they have served their purpose. To have served your purpose.