Meaning of 棕

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Pinyin: zōng
English Definition: palm; palm fiber; coir (coconut fiber); brown
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ zōng ] ancestry, clan, family, lineage; religion, sect
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Example Words
棕色 zōng brown
油棕 yóu zōng oil palm
棕黄 zōng huáng light brown
棕红 zōng hóng reddish brown
棕熊 zōng xióng brown bear
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Example Sentences
Do you like blondes or brunettes.
I love the color of this leather bag, it's my favorite brown.