CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

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ㄘㄠ3 (cao3)

cǎo

 

= grass (radical 140) - var. of => photographic representation of grass [艸 high grass]; as a radical it occurs over words related directly or indirectly to grass and plants, as in (tea)

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