Meaning of 味

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Pinyin: wèi
English Definition: taste; smell; (fig.) (noun suffix) feel; quality; sense; (TCM) classifier for ingredients of a medicine prescription
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ wèi ] not yet; 8th terrestrial branch
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Example Words
意味着 wèi zhe to signify; to mean; to imply
意味 wèi meaning; implication; flavor; overtone; to mean; to imply; (Tw) to get a sense of
滋味 wèi taste; flavor; feeling
气味 wèi odor; scent
趣味 wèi fun; interest; delight; taste; liking; preference
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