Meaning of 糟

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Pinyin: zāo
English Definition: dregs; draff; pickled in wine; rotten; messy; ruined
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ cáo ] ministers, officials; a company; surname
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Example Words:
糟糕 [ zāo gāo ]: too bad; how terrible; what bad luck; terrible; bad
糟蹋 [ zāo ]: to waste; to defile; to abuse; to insult; to defile; to trample on; to wreck; also pr. [zao1 ta5]
糟糠妻 [ zāo kāng ]: wife who goes through the hardships of poverty with her husband
糟粕 [ zāo ]: dross; dregs; rubbish; fig. useless residue
一团糟 [ tuán zāo ]: chaos; bungle; complete mess; shambles
More: 糟* | *糟 | *糟*
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