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Meaning of 菰

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Pinyin:
English Definition: Zizania latifolia; mushroom
Chinese Definition:
①多年生草本植物,生在浅水里,嫩茎称“茭白”、“蒋”,可做蔬菜。果实称“菰米”,“雕胡米”,可煮食。
②同“菇”。

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • grass, weed, plant, herb
    • orphaned; alone, lonely, solidary
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Example Words:
淡巴菰 [ dàn ]: tobacco (loanword) (old)
香菰 [ xiāng ]: variant of 香菇
蘑菰 [ ]: mushroom
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