Meaning of 皂

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Pinyin: zào
English Definition: soap; black
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
    • [ ] seven
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Example Words
肥皂 féi zào soap; Classifiers:
香皂 xiāng zào perfumed soap; toilet soap; Classifiers:
青红皂白 qīng hóng zào bái the rights and wrongs of a matter (idiom)
肥皂泡 féi zào pào soap bubble
皂角 zào jiǎo Chinese honey locust (Gleditsia sinensis)
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Example Sentences
What brand of soap do you use?
Vinegar can be used to remove soap residue in washing machines.