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锦上添花

Word definition:

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Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
lit. add flowers to brocade (idiom) / fig. to give sth additional splendor / to provide the crowning touch / (derog.) to benefit sb who is already well off
HSK 6

Character decomposition:

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CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
splitcomponent searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *锦* | 锦* | *锦
13画
brocade, tapestry; embroidered
8672
XCHAB
component searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *上* | 上* | *上
3画
top; superior, highest; go up, send up
2110.0
YM
splitcomponent searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *添* | 添* | *添
11画
append, add to; increase
3213.3
EHKP
splitcomponent searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *花* | 花* | *花
7画
flower; blossoms
4421.4
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Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
lit. add flowers to brocade (idiom) / fig. to give sth additional splendor / to provide the crowning touch / (derog.) to benefit sb who is already well off
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *锦* | 锦* | *锦
brocade / embroidered work / bright
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *上* | 上* | *上
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *上* | 上* | *上
on top / upon / above / upper / previous / first (of multiple parts) / to climb / to get onto / to go up / to attend (class or university)
  
  tiān
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *添* | 添* | *添
to add / to increase / to replenish
   
   Huā
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *花* | 花* | *花
surname Hua
   
   huā
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *花* | 花* | *花
flower / blossom / CL: , , , , , / fancy pattern / florid / to spend (money, time) / (coll.) lecherous / lustful
   
   huā
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *花* | 花* | *花
old variant of
   
   huā
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *花* | 花* | *花
variant of / flower / blossom / also pr. [wei3]


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