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  *本* | 本* | *本
root / stem / origin / source / this / the current / original / inherent / originally / classifier for books, periodicals, files etc
cause / origin / root cause / reason / CL: 個|个
branch, esp. grass root branches of a political party
  *源* | 源* | *源
root / source / origin
  *紫* | 紫* | *紫
purple / violet / amethyst / Lithospermum erythrorhizon (flowering plant whose root provides red purple dye) / Japanese: murasaki
  *根* | 根* | *根
root / basis / classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings / CL: 條|条 / radical (chemistry)
square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)
fundamental / basic / root / simply / absolutely (not) / (not) at all / CL: 個|个
to take root
specimen / sample / the root cause and symptoms of a disease
to cheer / to root for
  *铲* | 铲* | *铲
to level off / to root up
to protect from wind / fangfeng (Saposhnikovia divaricata), its root used in TCM
  *藕* | 藕* | *藕
root of lotus
  *芷* | 芷* | *芷
angelica (type of iris) / plant root used in TCM
lotus root
character root / word root / etymon
  *株* | 株* | *株
tree trunk / stump (tree root) / a plant / classifier for trees or plants / strain (biology) / to involve others (in shady business)
  *茹* | 茹* | *茹
to eat / (extended meaning) to endure / putrid smell / vegetables / roots (inextricably attached to the plant)
lower body / euphemism for genitals / root and stem of plants
root canal therapy (dentistry)
origin / root (cause)
licorice root
to cheer on (originally esp. as paid stooge) / to root for sb / to sing sb's praises / to flatter
huangqi / milk vetch root (used in TCM) / Astragalus membranaceus or Astragalus mongholicus
to go back to one's roots / to return to one's native place / by ext. to join one's ancestors (i.e. to die)
tree roots
to root out / to wipe out
to root out / to eradicate / to sweep away / to abolish
to extract a square root
costus root (medicinal herb) / aucklandia / Saussurea costus / Dolomiaea souliei
root system
to treat only the symptoms but not the root cause
indigo woad root / root of Isatis indigotica (used in TCM)
the grass roots / the hoi polloi
discriminant (e.g. b^2-4ac in the formula for the root of a quadratic equation)
Chinese thorowax (Bupleurum chinense) / root of Chinese thorowax (used in TCM)
Dahurian angelica (Angelica dahurica) / root of Dahurian angelica (used in TCM)
an incompletely cured illness / an old complaint / the root cause of trouble
root bark of the peony tree (used in TCM)
to take root / to establish a base
root of herbaceous peony (Paeonia lactiflora), used in TCM
Chinese knotweed (Polygonum multiflorum) / fleeceflower root
root of tooth
cubic root (math)
real root (of a polynomial)
liquorice (Sophora flavescens), with roots used in TCM
far-reaching ambition / lofty ideal / milkwort (Polygala myrtifolia), with roots used in Chinese medicine
truffle (edible root fungus)
  *壅* | 壅* | *壅
to obstruct / to stop up / to heap soil around the roots of a plant
root of tooth
air plant (Bryophyllum pinnatum) / to put down roots
to be rooted to / to take root in
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) / flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye / arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)
Notopterygium root (root of Notopterygium incisum)
to treat the symptoms but not the root cause
ladybell root (Radix adenophorae)
Ningpo figwort (Scrophularia ningpoensis) / root of Ningpo figwort (used in TCM)
  *茯* | 茯* | *茯
Pachyma cocos / china root
root of Chinese pulsatilla / Chinese bulbul
root tuber / tuberous root
to pull up by the roots / to uproot
lit. lotus roots may break, but the fiber remains joined (idiom); lovers part, but still long for one another
lit. a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom) / fig. all things go back to their source eventually / in old age, an expatriate returns home
to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom); to destroy root and branch / to eliminate completely
root of the trouble / cause of the ruin
back of tongue / tongue root / dorsal
to forget one's roots
Achyranthes bidentata (root used in Chinese medicine)
to dig up roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
the root bark of the peony tree
fibrous roots
foundation / grounding / background / what lies at the bottom of sth / root / cause
to return home (after a lifetime's absence) / to go back to one's roots
twisted roots and intertwined joints (idiom); complicated and very tricky / knotty and deeply-rooted difficulties
perennial root (botany)
morinda root (Morinda officinalis), plant used in Chinese medicine
the root of all evil
lit. to directly attack Huanglong / fig. to directly combat the root of a problem
to root out the strong and support the weak (idiom); to rob the rich and give to the poor
to root out the strong and give people peace (idiom); to rob the rich and give to the poor
to neglect the root and pursue the tip (idiom) / to neglect fundamentals and concentrate on details
  *蔸* | 蔸* | *蔸
root and lower stem of certain plants / classifier for pieces and clumps
a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom); everything has its ancestral home / In old age, an expatriate longs to return home.
  *柢* | 柢* | *柢
foundation / root
aerial root (botany)
root of unity
deep roots and vigorous foliage (idiom) / (fig.) well established and growing strongly
Ampelopsis japonica (creeper with root used in TCM)
to treat the symptoms rather than getting to the root of the problem (proverb) / reactive (rather than proactive)
lit. to dig up the root / to get to the heart of (the matter)
rhizome (biol.) / root stock
to recount history but omit one's ancestors (idiom); to forget one's roots
aerial root (botany)
succulent root (botany)
at the base / at the root / (of a leg) just below the crutch
lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
mūlādhāra or muladhara, the root or Saturn chakra 查克拉, residing in the coccyx

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