Meaning of 芜

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(Trad.: 蕪)
English Definition: overgrown with weeds
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (weed) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ ] no, not; lacking, -less
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Example Words:
荒芜 [ huāng ]: left to return to unchecked growth; overgrown; grown wild
去芜存菁 [ cún jīng ]: lit. to get rid of the weeds and keep the flowers; to separate the wheat from the chaff (idiom)
平芜 [ píng ]: open grassland
榛芜 [ zhēn ]: wilderness; bushy and weedy; humble; inferior
繁芜 [ fán ]: wordy; verbose; flourishing and thriving
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