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Meaning of 葱

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(Trad.: 蔥)
Pinyin: cōng
English Definition: scallion; green onion
Chinese Definition:
①多年生草本植物,叶圆筒状,中空,茎叶有辣味,是常用的蔬菜或调味品,兼作药用,品种很多:大葱。小葱。
②(葱头)a.多年生草本植物,地下有扁球形鳞,白色或略带紫红色,可食;b.这种植物的鳞茎。亦称“洋葱”。
③青色:葱翠。葱白。葱绿。葱茏(形容草木青翠茂盛)。葱郁。郁郁葱葱。

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ cōng ] hastily, hurriedly, in a rush
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Example Words
葱茏 cōng lóng verdant and lush
葱郁 cōng verdant; lush green and full of life
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