Meaning of 茎

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(Trad.: 莖)
Pinyin: jīng
English Definition: stalk; stem; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
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Example Words
根茎 gēn jīng stolon; runner; rhizome; rhizoma
阴茎 yīn jīng penis
块茎 kuài jīng stem tuber
匍匐茎 jīng (botany) stolon
麻茎 jīng hemp straw
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Example Sentences
Bare-root plants have no soil on their roots.