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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *草* | 草* | *草
grass / straw / manuscript / draft (of a document) / careless / rough / CL: , , ,
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *草* | 草* | *草
variant of
lavender
flowers and plants
aromatic herb / vanilla / alternative name for Eupatorium fortunei / (fig.) loyal and dependable person (old)
lavender
pasture / forage grass / pasturage
weeds
grass
Asakusa, district of Tokyo with an atmosphere of old Japan, famous for the 7th century Buddhist temple, Sensō-ji
tobacco
medicinal herb (genus Mesona) / grass jelly
licorice root
to weed
four-leaf clover
grassy
Asian mugwort or wormwood (genus Artemesia)
coco-grass or nut sedge (Cyperus rotundus)
medicinal herb
green grass
a book on Chinese (herbal) medicine / Chinese materia medica
rice straw
mow grass
careless / slovenly / illegible (of handwriting)
lit. to pick the flowers and trample the grass (idiom) / fig. to womanize / to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats
carelessly / hastily
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) / flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye / arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)
(Internet slang) to recommend a product to sb
caterpillar fungus (Cordyceps sinensis)
water plants / habitat with water source and grass
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)
sogon grass
Houttuynia cordata
to make a draft / to draw up (plans)
clover / trefoil
creeping oxalis / edelweiss
lemongrass
mimosa / sensitive plant (that closes its leaves when touched)
sb who goes whichever way the wind blows / sb with no mind of one's own / easily swayed person / opportunist
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *艸* | 艸* | *艸
variant of
HSK 3
all kinds of grass / all kinds of flora
semicursive script
fur clothing
the most handsome boy in the school (see also 校花)
sage (Salvia officinalis)
the spongy, white pulp inside the stem of rush plants, used as a wick for oil lamps
Rubia cordifolia / Indian madder / munjit
weeds / brush (vegetation) / wild grassland
daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
to hoe / to weed
vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanoides)
creeper / climbing plant / twiner
to fondle the flowers and trample the grass (idiom) / to womanize / to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats
army provisions / rations and fodder
Lucao or Lutsao township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县, west Taiwan
Miscanthus (genus of grass)
motherwort (Leonurus heterophyllus or L. cardiaca)
papyrus
weeds / mistress or prostitute (old)
tropical pitcher plant (i.e. genus Nepenthes)
seagrass
(one's) last straw to clutch at / one's last hope
plantain herb (Plantago asiatica)
lit. abandoned by men and choked with weeds / desolate (idiom)
valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
milkweeds (genus Asclepias)
(of Taiwan aborigines) to go on a headhunting expedition
forage grass
Tang dynasty compendium of herbal medicine
rush (botany) / Juncaceae
rice-paper plant (Tetrapanax papyriferus)
the most handsome boy in the class
very rarely seen, unusual (idiom)
Hedyotis diffusa
primrose
lit. a good horse doesn't come back to the same pasture (idiom) / fig. one should not go back to one's past experiences (of love, job etc)
A rabbit doesn't eat the grass by its own burrow (idiom); One shouldn't do anything to harm one's neighbors.
withered grass / dry grass
Hemerocallis fulva / daylily
tough upright grass / fig. a staunch character able to withstand tough test
wire grass (Eleusine indica)
hay
deep gratitude up to death
legendary grass conferring invisibility / fig. to conceal oneself or one's plans
Rabdosia lophanthoides (no common name), herb plant of Lamiaceae family (together with mint and lavender), used in TCM
sedge
lit. you can't expect the horse to run fast but not let it graze (idiom) / fig. you can't have your cake and eat it, too
ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) / fishwort (Houttuynia cordata)
hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
thyme
edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum)
straw
Chinese anise (Ilicium anisatum, a shrub with poisonous leaves)
grass that has grown on a grave since last year / (fig.) grave / to have died long ago / fodder provided to animals for the night
trash / garbage
the storm put strong grass to the test (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister / to show one's true colors after a stern test
firewood

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