Meaning of 糟

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Pinyin: zāo
English Definition: dregs; draff; pickled in wine; rotten; messy; ruined
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ cáo ] ministers, officials; a company; surname
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Example Words
糟糕 zāo gāo too bad; how terrible; what bad luck; terrible; bad
糟蹋 zāo to waste; to defile; to abuse; to insult; to defile; to trample on; to wreck; also pr. [zao1 ta5]
乱七八糟 luàn zāo everything in disorder (idiom); in a hideous mess; at sixes and sevens
糟粕 zāo dross; dregs; rubbish; fig. useless residue
乱糟糟 luàn zāo zāo chaotic; topsy turvy; a complete mess
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