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Meaning of 葵

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Pinyin: kuí
English Definition: sunflower
Chinese Definition:
①(向日葵)一年生草本植物,茎很高,开大黄花,花常朝向太阳,子可食,亦可榨油。简称“葵”,如“葵花”,“葵心”。
②(锦葵)一年生或多年生草本植物,夏季开淡紫色或白色花,供观赏。
③(蜀葵)多年生草本植物,花有红、紫、白等色,根可入药。亦称“胡葵”、“吴葵”、“一丈红”。
④(冬葵)一年生草本植物,果实扁圆形。种子、根、茎、叶均可入药。简称“葵”。
⑤(蒲葵)常绿乔木,叶大,大部分掌状分裂,裂片长披针形,木材可制器具,叶可做蓑、笠及扇。简称“葵”,如“葵扇”。
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (plant) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
向日葵 xiàng kuí sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
葵花 kuí huā sunflower
海葵 hǎi kuí sea anemone
天竺葵 tiān zhú kuí geranium (Pelargonium hortorum)
蜀葵 shǔ kuí hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
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Example Sentences
1
Marshmallows may also be added on top for flavor and decoration.
2
For best results it is advisable to use pure vegetable oils - sunflower, corn and safflower are good.
3
绿
Other flavors are green tea, ginger, sour plum, sesame, wasabi, clove, cardamom and pumpkin.
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To get this effect, spice up your broccoli with broccoli sprouts, mustard, horseradish, or wasabi.
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尿
"I can' t eat meat because of my diabetes, " he said, chomping on a forkful of lettuce and okra.