Meaning of 蓝

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(Trad.: 藍)
Pinyin: lán
English Definition: blue; indigo plant
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (plant) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ jiān ] to supervise, to direct, to control; to inspect; prison, jail
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Example Words
蓝色 lán blue (color)
蓝天 lán tiān blue sky
蓝图 lán blueprint
蔚蓝 wèi lán azure; sky blue
湛蓝 zhàn lán azure
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