The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 菜

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Entry definition

〈cài〉 {{zh-forms}} pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
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  1. vegetable; greens
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  2. cuisine; (type of) food {{zh-usex}}
  3. dish; course {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}}
  4. (colloquial) (one's) type {{zh-usex}}
compounds:
  • 白菜 (báicài)
  • 冬寒菜 (dōngháncài) - Chinese Mallow, Cluster Mallow, bot. {{taxlink}} L.
  • 冬葵 (dōngcài) - Chinese Mallow, Cluster Mallow, bot. {{taxlink}} L.
  • 海菜 (hǎicài) - (edible) seaweed
  • 芽菜 (yá cài) - mungbean sprout, soybean sprout; literally: "tooth vegetable"
  • A菜 Taiwanese word for 山莴苣 (shān wōjù) - Indian Lettuce (bot. {{taxlink}} L.)
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