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  *根* | 根* | *根
root / basis / classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings / CL: 條|条 / radical (chemistry)
bacon (loanword)
from the start / absolutely / entirely / simply
Morgan (name)
Copenhagen or København, capital of Denmark
grass roots (lit. and fig.)
to take root
Michigan, US state
real root (of a polynomial)
radical of a compound word (in European language)
to cure completely
square root
tree roots
to trace sth back to its source / to get to the bottom of sth
tuber of the kudzu vine (Pueraria lobata), used in Chinese medicine
air plant (Bryophyllum pinnatum) / to put down roots
character root / word root / etymon
back of tongue / tongue root / dorsal
to take root / to establish a base
root tuber / tuberous root
indigo woad root / root of Isatis tinctoria (used in TCM)
Groningen, province and city in the Netherlands
hydroxide radical (-OH)
to return home (after a lifetime's absence) / to go back to one's roots
base of the ear / ear / (Buddhism) sense of hearing
sections of a city close to the city wall
reed rhizome (used in TCM)
Schengen, village in Luxemburg, location of the 1985 signing of the agreement to create the Schengen area 申根區|申根区
root of the trouble / cause of the ruin
root of tooth
to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom); to destroy root and branch / to eliminate completely
money market / money
Getting Home, 2007 PRC comedy-drama film directed by 張揚|张扬, starring 趙本山|赵本山
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
ticket stub
lateral root (botany)
branching root / rootlet
root of tooth
(lit. and fig.) to uproot
Taiwan equivalent of 里根
fibrous roots
foot of a wall
a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom); everything has its ancestral home / In old age, an expatriate longs to return home.
an incompletely cured illness / an old complaint / the root cause of trouble
(math.) root of unity
perennial root (botany)
underlying cause of poverty
Morgan (name)
negative ion / acid radical
Harlingen, the Netherlands
fool / stupid
Jurgen (name)
lit. to dig up the root / to get to the heart of (the matter)
aerial root (botany)
succulent root (botany)
Thuringia (state in Germany)
aerial root (botany)
lifeblood / the thing that one cherishes most in life / (coll.) family jewels (male genitals)
at the base / at the root / (of a leg) just below the crutch
Erlangen (town in Bavaria)
square root
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist
to eavesdrop / to listen in secret to sb's conversations
the root cause (of evil) / bane (Buddhism)
Hakone, city on the east coast of Japan southwest of Tokyo
acetyl radical CH3COO-
Scheveningen, resort in Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands
fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb) / fig. everything has its ancestral home / in old age, an expatriate returns home
variant of 腳跟|脚跟
cubic root (math.)
the innermost depths of one's heart / (Buddhism) manas (the mind)
lit. cut grass and pull out roots (idiom); fig. to destroy root and branch / to eradicate
An Jung-geun or Ahn Joong-keun (1879-1910), Korean independence activist, famous as assassin of Japanese prime minister ITŌ Hirobumi 伊藤博文 in 1909
Reagan (name) / Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), US president (1981-1989)
to root out / to eliminate the roots / to cure once and for all
surd (math.)
short-stem Ardisia (Ardisia brevicaulis)
conjugate surd (math.)
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist
a strand of hair / pipe cleaner
taproot (main root growing vertically down)
to gossip / to argue unnecessarily
a double root of an equation
Michigan, US state (Tw)
Heineken (Dutch brewing company) / see also 喜力

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