Meaning of 梅

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Pinyin: méi
English Definition: plum; plum flower; Japanese apricot (Prunus mume)
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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
梅兰芳 [ méi lán fāng ]: Mei Lanfang (1894-1961), famous master of Beijing opera, specialist in female roles
梅花 [ méi huā ]: plum blossom; clubs ♣ (a suit in card games); wintersweet (dialect)
三浦梅园 [ sān méi yuán ]: MIURA Baien (1723-1789), Japanese neo-Confucian philosopher and pioneer economist, author of The Origin of value 价原
不来梅 [ lái méi ]: Bremen (city)
不来梅港 [ lái méi gǎng ]: Bremerhaven, German port
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