Meaning of 粮

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(Trad.: 糧)
Pinyin: liáng
English Definition: grain; food; provisions; agricultural tax paid in grain
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
粮食 liáng shi foodstuff; cereals; Classifiers:
口粮 kǒu liáng ration
食粮 shí liáng food cereals
干粮 gān liáng rations (to take on expedition)
粮农 liáng nóng food and agriculture; grain farmer
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Example Sentences
Wheat is one of the main cereal crops in China.
Saving food is a traditional virtue of our country.
Rice is the main staple food in the daily life of Chinese people.
The northern region produces a lot of grain crops such as corn and soybeans.
I like to eat coarse grains because it is healthier than white rice.