Meaning of 芦

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(Trad.: 蘆)
English Definition: rush; reed; Phragmites communis
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
芦苇 wěi reed
芦笋 sǔn asparagus
芦笙 shēng reed-pipe wind instrument
芦席 reed mat
芦荟 huì aloe vera
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Example Sentences
Rural dweller: The reed bunting is one of the species which tend to avoid cities
Species which tend to avoid cities include pied flycathers, reed bunting and whitethroat.
The Chicago team has spent the past three years preparing and studying the fossil, which was lodged in a block of sediment removed from the Lujiatun lake beds in northeast China.
Only a solitary cracked-voiced reed-sparrow greeted her from the bushes by the river, in a sad, machine-made tone, resembling that of a past friend whose friendship she had outworn.