Meaning of 姜

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(Trad.: 薑)
Pinyin: jiāng
English Definition: ginger
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Simplified form of 薑; grass provides the meaning while provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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Example Words
生姜 shēng jiāng fresh ginger
姜黄 jiāng huáng turmeric
姜文 jiāng wén Jiang Wen (1963-), sixth generation Chinese movie director
孟姜女 mèng jiāng heroine of Qin dynasty 秦朝 folk tale, who searched for her husband, and whose tears broke down a stretch of the Great Wall to reveal his body
干姜 gān jiāng dried ginger
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Example Sentences
I bet you like being called a ginger!
They found the lowest doses of ginger worked best.
"I bet you like being called a ginger!" I yelled at her. Her nostrils flared.
His suggestions: use basil, ginger, vanilla or - in this case, strawberry.
We went for a dog broth, simmered for four hours, with Sichuan pepper and ginger.