Meaning of 苍

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(Trad.: 蒼)
Pinyin: cāng
English Definition: dark blue; deep green; ash-gray
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ cāng ] granary, barn; cabin, berth
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Example Words
苍白 cāng bái pale; wan
苍老 cāng lǎo old; aged; (of calligraphy or painting) vigorous; forceful
苍茫 cāng máng boundless; vast; hazy (distant horizon)
苍凉 cāng liáng desolate; bleak
苍天 cāng tiān firmament
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