Meaning of 苍

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(Trad.: 蒼)
Pinyin: cāng
English Definition: dark blue; deep green; ash-gray
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ cāng ] granary, barn; cabin, berth
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Example Words:
苍白 [ cāng bái ]: pale; wan
苍蝇 [ cāng ying ]: housefly; Classifiers:
上苍 [ shàng cāng ]: heaven
夜色苍茫 [ cāng máng ]: gathering dusk
旺苍 [ wàng cāng ]: Wangcang county in Guangyuan 广元 , Sichuan
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